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May 18, 2013

Photo by Jeff Pouland

Erma Blakney, of Fairfield, center, looks over as her friend, Edward Fisher, tastes a smoked alewife during the 2nd annual Benton Alewife Festival on Saturday. Rob Hebert, who smoked the fish, said it takes about 12 hours to smoke a small fish and 18 hours to smoke larger ones. Sampling smoked alewives was just one of numerous activities held at the festival, which ended with a floating bonfire on the Sebasticook River Saturday evening.

STILL LIFE: Benton Alewife Festival

By Jeff Pouland

Staff Photographer

Erma Blakney, of Fairfield, center, looks over as her friend, Edward Fisher, tastes a smoked alewife during the 2nd annual Benton Alewife Festival on Saturday.

Rob Hebert, who smoked the fish, said it takes about 12 hours to smoke a small fish and 18 hours to smoke larger ones.

Sampling smoked alewives was just one of numerous activities held at the festival, which ended with a floating bonfire on the Sebasticook River Saturday evening. 





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