River Herring Commercial Harvests
Are you looking for fresh bait this spring? River herring, alewives and blueback herring, are a good source of bait for lobster and halibut fishing. River herring are typically harvested in May until early June.
Below are a list of all towns that harvest river herring commercially:
- East Machias
- West Bath
If you would like to purchase bait from any of these locations please call the local town office for the harvester’s contact information.