May 10 First Harvest….for Mulligans Smokehouse

The alewives didn’t make a strong showing yesterday but this morning fish were streaming into the fish ladder and the harvesting area. It was a perfect showing for the first harvest, a few bushels of alewives for Mulligans Smokehouse. The fish are being brined and will soon be smoked—anyone wanting a treat of smoked alewives will be in luck this spring, until limited supplies run out!
The first harvest for lobstermen will be tomorrow morning, starting at 5 am sharp. The alewife run at Damariscotta Mills is now fully underway!