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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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Setting Lobster Gear With Frankie and Dave Aboard The Lady J Video

Dave Jewell Trains Frankie In The Art Of Setting A Lobster Trawl Click The Picture To View The Video

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Beautiful Industry- Hydraulic Control Aboard The Stanley Thomas

  Beautiful Industry- Hydraulic Control Aboard The Stanley Thomas, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Below the hauling station aboard Johnny “Doc” Herrick’s Dog & I is another example of the hydraulic control which operates the lobster boat’s pot hauler.

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Lobstering On The Stanley Thomas

Here’s Mark Ring aboard The Stanley Thomas.  He is setting up the lobster trawls to set.  Lobstering lesson video at 7:00AM with Mark and Matt Ring Lobstering On The Stanley Thomas, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Gloucester Zen XXIII Video

Minimal Editing- Minimal Commentary- Just A Slice Of Time On Gloucester Harbor I’m thinking LobsterLady will love this one.

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The Dog and I

Lobstermen are starting to gear up for the coming season.  They go through the rope and take out knots.  They clean and repair the traps.  They paint buoys.   It’s coming.  As the water warms the lobsters will be on the … Continue reading

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The Jennie C Hauls Lobster Gear Video

This video was shot by FOB Paul Frontiero.  I suspect we will be getting many more contributions from Paul who was the man responsible for printing the GMG tshirts for the Russo Family fundraising.

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The Degelyse Heads Out Lobstering

Cold Dark Raw- Gonna Be A Long Day Fishin’ The Degelyse Heads Out Lobstering, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Sean Secures The Bait Before Heading Out

The boys didn’t seem to happy to be going out this morning.  With the cold water temperatures the catches fall off dramatically.  Tough to get motivated when you know you’re not going to make a whole lot of dough. Sean … Continue reading

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Tuffy and Sean Bundled Up For January Lobstering

Video coming at 9:00 Tuffy and Sean Bundled Up For January Lobstering, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Mark And Matt Ring Lobstering In The Cold

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Heading Out In The Dark And Cold

Terrible light for this video but that’s part of the point. It was 14 degrees and ice was forming in the inner harbor yesterday as the Allison Carol headed out for a day of lobstering.  All while most folks are … Continue reading

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Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy

Looks like Sean decided to wear Oilskins today instead of just his boxer shorts while setting gear in rough seas. Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Lobstering With Sean, Tuffy And Tim

Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy

Here Sean breaks a trap over the rail. Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Lobstering With Sean,Tim and Tuffy

These guys take their job way too seriously! Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy

More unexplainable antics from Sean- Lobstering With Sean and Tuffy, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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