Tag Archives: Lobstering

Jo-Anne Castano Forwards Links To Lobstering and Quarry Working in the the 30’s in Gloucester and Rockport

Hi Joey, I just remembered these so went searching and thought you might like them.   These are from The Library of Congress, American Memory.  http://memory.loc.gov/ If you do a search for "Gor Svenson" you’ll find about 7 web pages of … Continue reading

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Captain Pete Mondello and Rudy Head Out Lobstering

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Major League Soccer Ref CJ Morgante and Mark Ring Go Lobstering

While In Massachusetts To Officiate The New England Revolution vs LA Soccer Match CJ Morgante Goes Lobstering Out Of Gloucester For The Lobsterman Experience Watch the match- CJ will be officiating between the New England Revolution and LA Saturday at … Continue reading

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Work and Play On Gloucester Harbor- The Tully IV and Damon

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Cut Out Stern on The Dog and I vs Setting Table On The Stanley Thomas

Johnny Doc Herrick has lobster traps all ready to launch off the stern as lobster season is getting under way.  If you notice the stern of the Dog and I is cut out level with the deck of the boat.  … Continue reading

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The Mighty Stanley Thomas Heads Out To Set Some Lobster Gear

It’s That Time Of Year!

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Gloucester Zen- Tommy Burns’ Arethusa Goes Lobstering

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Sean Burn’s Lobsterboat The Four Sisters Prepares To Offload

It was so cold that the plug which drains his lobster tank was frozen solid.  He had to take a layer of lobsters out of the tank and then dip a five gallon bucket in to take out some water … Continue reading

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Greenhead Adam Talks About His First Day Fishing Aboard The Degelyse

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Poll- Will Greenhead Adam Return For Another Day Fishing Aboard Tuffy’s Degelyse?

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Fresh Meat

A couple of days ago this fresh faced youngster came in the office looking for a job on a lobster boat. Frank usually handles these requests because I hate to go to bat for an unknown and put them on … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of A Lobster Buoy, Break Away Whale Safe Swivel

This is a whale safe break away swivel used on lobster buoys.   The swivel has a weak part (highlighted by the blue arrow in the picture below) designed to break away with 600 pounds of pressure. In the unfortunate … Continue reading

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Heading Out-Mark and Matt Ring Aboard The Stanley Thomas

Mark and Matt Ring Aboard The Stanley Thomas, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Beautiful Industry Hydro- Slave Pot Hauler

Beautiful Industry Hydro- Slave Pot Hauler,, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Just Some Of The Things A Commercial Fisherman Might Get At Rose’s Marine Shop

Lobster trap rope, flag markers, gaffs, bait bags, buoys. Rose’s Marine Shop, originally uploaded by captjoe06. The bait bags that come on a spool like the green ones above arrive in one long tube of mesh.  The lobstermen cut the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Industry- Miss Merideth Lobster Buoys

Here’s a bunch of Matt Cooney’s lobster buoys. Matt has a very distinct pattern for his buoys.  No one would mistake his buoy  for their own because it is so unique.  Every so often a couple of lobstermen have very … Continue reading

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Net Profit

Heading out for a day of lobstering. Net Profit, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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