Lincoln County News: Now is a very good time to be an elver fisherman. Elvers, commonly known as glass eels, are the young of the American eel. They are almost completely clear and only a few centimeters long, but nonetheless obviously eel-like in appearance, with a long slender body and two black eyes on either side of their head.
They are also a tiny fish worth $950 per pound right now.
“It’s ludicrous,” said Pat Bryant, co-owner of PB Eel in Nobleboro and the matriarch of a family of eel fishermen. Pat Bryant has run PB Eel with her husband, Paul Bryant, out of their home on Duck Puddle Road for over 30 years.
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