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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - NOVEMBER 10: Fishermen transport bait from the dock to their fish houses November 10, 1999 on Monhegan Island, Maine. Lobstermen on Monhegan use a mix of mackerel and herring to lure the lobsters into their traps. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)
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1999 Amy Toensing
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Monhegan Island, Maine
MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - NOVEMBER 10: Fishermen transport bait from the dock to their fish houses November 10, 1999 on Monhegan Island, Maine. Lobstermen on Monhegan use a mix of mackerel and herring to lure the lobsters into their traps. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)