Tag Archives: Lobster Traps

Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. On Wednesday, Skipper James Wood (on the forklift in the video) and his crew … Continue reading

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Yo $15 Traps and $25 Traps For Sale Down The Dock

95 East Main Street, Captain Joe and Sons Lobster Co.  Ask for Your Boy Joey $25 Traps $15 Traps

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How many mangled lobster traps are in this photo?

I figure this jumble looks like about 3 traps.  John thinks it’s 9.  So we settled on 6 and based on that we counted 36 mangled traps on a small stretch of rocky Magnolia coastline today (see map here). Joey, … Continue reading

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Guest Post From Tuffy- Skipper of The Degelyse

photos ——– large lobster —— degelyse —

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Guest Post From Tuffy- Skipper of The Degelyse

FW: feb. 2012 — last trap hits the dock @ capt. joes ,,,, season over !!

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Beautiful Industry- Freshly Painted Lobster Trap Bouys

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Brace’s Rock Eats Lobster Traps For Breakfast

Michael Oppelt sends in these photos-  

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Rainbow Leading To Lobster Traps At The Dock

Let’s hope the lobsters are led to these traps in much the same way once lobster season gets under way and these traps hit the water. Rainbow Leading To Lobster Traps At The Dock, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Beautiful Industry- Lobster Traps Covered In Snow At The Dock

  Beautiful Industry- Lobster Traps Covered In Snow At The Dock, originally uploaded by captjoe06.  

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Jamie O’Hara Lugs Lobster Traps Up The Ladder While Ed Collard Spots and David Brooks Places

From Jamie O’Hara- I want to thank everyone who helped out in building the tree on both Friday and Saturday. Friday, well Friday was not a good weather day but as Gregg B. Smith said, it was like hauling the … Continue reading

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Just smile…will ya?

This guy was finding his breakfast in the lobster pots on East Main St. I guess he wasn’t thrilled at me snapping his picture.  —Sharon

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Peter Mondello Readies New Gear

Here is Peter Mondello offloading some newly built lobster traps. Peter is the exception and not the rule as he builds all his traps himself.  Most guys buy their lobster traps from a trap builder like Winchester Fishing Gear, Friendship … Continue reading

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Dog and I Heads Out Lobstering 7/12/08

Doc Herrick heads out with a boatload of lobster gear to set. The local lobster season is in full swing. Dog and I Heads Out Lobstering 7/12/08, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Lobstermen Truck Series – Tom Hale

Lobstermen Truck Series – Tom Hale, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Here is Tom Hale and his GMC pick up truck. Here Tom replaces ID tags on some used lobster traps he purchased from Mark Ring. He is taking Mark Rings … Continue reading

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Lobstermen Truck Series- Tom Hale

Lobstermen Truck Series- Tom Hale, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Tom lobsters out of a 16 foot tri hull skiff. He keeps his boat at Granite Pier in Rockport and sells his lobsters to us. This time of year when it’s … Continue reading

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Pamela and Patricia’s Funky Purple Traps

Pamela and Patricia, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Shawn Cromwell, skipper of the Pamela and Patricia heads out to set his funky new purple traps. It’s a first for me (I’ve never seen purple traps) He ought to put little disco … Continue reading

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