Bait Shack Conversions


Bait Shacks litter the Maine Islands. Some have been converted into seriously small homes or weekend getaways. My friends on Little Cranberry Island converted their bait shack years ago. Bait Shacks are long shacks on piers with a huge hole in the floor. Live bait was pulled out when needed. The Avery’s bait shack now houses one composting toilet, one bedroom and bed loft, a kitchen and living room with a back workshop office.

Little Cranberry Island




Bait Shacks of Maine


Little Cranberry Island Bait Shack

Some other pictures of Bait Shacks in Maine.Bait Shack

Vinal Heaven

Vinal Heaven Bait Shack Conversion

Bait Shack Conversion


Matinicus Island



Published by Dana Carini

Sailing thru water. restoring and refinishing wooden boats and homes. Handcrafting a collection of last a lifetime- inheritable objects. ( worldsendny) Inspiration comes from the places we sail, the people we meet and the history of long ago.

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