The Last Presidential Salmon

(08/08/19)

For almost a century, the first Atlantic salmon caught each season was delivered to the President of the United States.

The first of these fish, an eleven-pound silver, was sent by Karl Andersen, a Norwegian house painter in Bangor, Maine, to President William Howard Taft, in 1912.

Andersen had caught the fish in the Penobscot River, on April 1st, when the water would have been flush with...............................................................

 


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