Hooked history

BAR HARBOR — Catherine Schmitt will talk about her book “The President’s Salmon” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m.

For many years, the first salmon caught in the Penobscot River was given to the president of the United States. Schmitt chronicles this tradition as well as the history of the Atlantic salmon, salmon fishing and the Penobscot in her book.

Visit catherineschmitt.com. Contact 288-4245 or [email protected].

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