Tag Archives: elver fishing in Maine

New Animal Planet show “Cold River Cash” focuses on Maine elver fishing

Move over “North Woods Law.” Animal Planet is launching another Maine-based reality TV show that looks like a winner. It’s called “Cold River Cash,” and it it focuses on three teams of Maine fishermen who spend 10 weeks  a year trying to earn thousands of dollars fishing for glass eels, or elvers. Animal Planet sent […]

Elver anglers’ attention turns to Penobscot

If you’ve driven by the public boat ramp on North Main Street in Brewer lately, you may have wondered why so many trucks have been parked there. After all, there’s no Atlantic salmon season on the Penobscot River any longer, and the ramp allows access to a fairly short section of the river — often […]