Maine elver license lottery

In  Maine, eleven people have received licenses for fishing for elvers (baby eels). This is the most valuable fishery in Maine, with 425 total licensees, each of whom can take 4 lbs of elvers per season. (Because elvers are so small, this could easily be 20,000 fish).

Out of thousands vying for precious elver licenses, lottery picks 11 lucky Mainers

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