Bill Manser, of Royalston, Mass., casts for striped bass at the mouth of Kennebec River at dawn on Friday in Phippsburg. The vacationing Manser arrived at the beach at 3:30 a.m. — two hours before sunrise. “I was just a little excited about going fishing,” he said.


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