Atlantic Salmon Museum Panels

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The 'Fishing Rods and Their Makers' panel - for accessible version, download the pdf below

Fishing for Atlantic salmon is part of Maine’s heritage. Fly-fishing for salmon became a popular activity that inspired local entrepreneurs to build and invent new kinds of fishing rods. Maine-built fly rods became famous worldwide.

The 'To Know a River' panel - for accessible version, download the pdf below

Fishing is a way for people to connect with nature, to know their river. While fishing for Atlantic salmon no longer occurs in Maine because the species is endangered, there are many opportunities to fish for landlocked salmon, brook trout, and other fish; many other ways to enjoy the outdoors; and many rivers to know.

Download the accessible PDF version of the panels:

first page of the accessible pdf, click to download