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One fish, two fish

Counting the small alewives as they made their annual spring-time runs through Walker Pond in Brooksville, and Wight’s and Pierce ponds in Penobscot, took volunteers using counters and dipnets.

Fish ladder

Fish ladder

The fish ladder at Wight’s Pond, which doesn’t work, Bailey Bowden said, will be replaced this summer and fall with a stone weir fishway.

Bailey Bowden

Bailey Bowden

Bailey Bowden of Penobscot surveys Wight’s Pond.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Winslow Stream

Winslow Stream

Alewives swim up from Winslow Stream into Wight’s Pond each spring.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Wight’s Pond

Wight’s Pond

Alewives make their annual run into Wight’s Pond.

Photo by Anne Berleant