Al Hall pilots his silent but deadly gunning float through the waters of Merrymeeting Bay towards his goose decoys in hopes of another successful goose hunt.
Most of goose hunting is the process of watching and waiting. Al Hall looks out over Merrymeeting Bay for signs of a gaggle of geese alighting around his decoys.
The shores of Merrymeeting Bay house a vestige of old Maine which is becoming increasingly hard to find.
Two loaded shotguns at the ready, Al Hall silently skulls his gunning float through the waters of Merrymeeting Bay.
The inside of Al Hall's camp shows the history of Hall's family in the area while the present day Hall keeps an eye on his decoys across the bay.
The propulsion of Al Hall's gunning float is provided by a nine-and-a-half foot oar worked side to side, producing suprising agility and speed in skilled hands.
From a ducks eye point of view, the float is hardly visible.
Ducks are fewer these days but at Al Hall's camp there has never been a shortage of conversation.
Al Hall has been hunting Merrymeeting Bay for over six decades, starting out with his father in the 1940's.