Articles by JosephPalmer

Luther Choate, lifelong elver fisherman in Addison, prepares to deploy his nets. It can be an all-day process.

“Raring to go elver fishing” Luther Choate Addison Maine

By JosephPalmer on March 22, 2013, at 4:31 p.m.
Luther Choate is a born woodsman. He’s a hunter, trapper, lobster men, harvester of blood worms, and clams. Luther has the distinction of being Maine’s pioneer of elver fishing. In 1971 he was contacted by a biologist from Sea & Shore Fisheries to see if he was interested in an …
My guess would be that both of these maple tree are near two hundred years old each.

“The equal marriage of the sun and frost.”

By JosephPalmer on March 21, 2013, at 2:03 p.m.
Sunday afternoon I took a drive toward Blue Hill. Patches of snows rested in fields. Winters maybe had have made its final curtain call? Following route 176 seemed like a good idea because sections of this route have a rural feeling. I was hoping to photograph some traditionalStory continues below …

Ice Fishing Eagle Lake Mount Desert, Maine

By JosephPalmer on Jan. 16, 2011, at 4:43 p.m.
Family and Friends ice fishing on Eagle Lake, Mount Desert Island, Maine Sunday afternoon Jan. 16, 2011. Left to right Dana Karolak, Steve Rogers, Connor Mc Keef (red suit), Carter Noble (blue …