Passamaquoddy Tribe issues large number of fishing licenses

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine issued 236 licenses for elver fishing this year, a record amid high prices for the juvenile eels.

Elver fish are going for $2,000 a pound. Demand is coming from Asian countries, The Bangor Daily News reported.

Last year, the tribe only issued two elver licenses.

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Passamaquoddy tribe issues 236 elver licenses as prices top $2,000 per pound (The Bangor Daily News 5/10)

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