Alan Stevens retired in 1994 after teaching math for
27 years in central Maine schools. He quickly turned his hobby, canoe
making, into a business, and built what he termed 'little wooden boats'.
When Alan could not find a landing net to suit his needs, he built one;
a new business was soon created: Stevens Nets.
Alan lives in Starks, Maine, a small community in western Maine not far
from the Sandy and Kennebec Rivers. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and archery. He
competes in black powder shooting and has received national recognition.
His wife, Vicki, also a retired mathematics teacher, works with him in