Friday, October 09, 2009

Evidence of a prehistoric two weir fish trap

By Douglas Watts
Augusta, Maine
September, 2009.
"Evidence since the removal of the Fort Halifax Dam in 2008 suggests the presence of a prehistoric two weir fish trap for alewives and/or American eel at China Lake Stream, Sebasticook River, Winslow, Maine..."
Evidence of a prehistoric two-weir fish trap at at...

Two nice photos of other weirs:

A "W" shaped stone fishing weir for alewives, West Branch Sebasticook River, Pittsfield, Maine.

A large stone fish weir on Seboeis Stream, Piscataquis River, Howland, Maine. Photographed by Douglas Watts in extremely low water in October, 2002.

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