FishTrek | Meet The Elvers Of Maine

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A small-town fishery in Maine explodes into a gold rush when demand for baby eels, called “elvers,” skyrockets and becomes one of the most lucrative seafood in the world. Read more here:… “Elvers” was directed by Rachael Morrison ( It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

So the Elver rabbit hole goes way deeper. Back in 2014, a reality show based on the insane fishery went live. Check out the trailer for yourself.

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