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The Adventures of Lisa Olson and The O’Maley Innovation School 6th Graders at The Gulf of Maine Research Institute

This was taken at Gulf of Maine Research Institute. O’Maley  Innovation Middle School 6th graders were invited by the Institute, to explore their facility. It was a very impressive day for the sixth graders! This blue lobster was in their tank. Lisa Olson

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This was the sign greeting us

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This two toned lobster recently made the news

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On one station, students measured lobsters, took pictures of them, and answered questions on lobster populations.

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These were just some of the fun photo’s from out trip. I thought you would like the cool lobsters we got to see! The whole 6th grade got to go on this field trip. You could get more info from staff if you were interested. Love the website! Lisa Olson

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.

Things were busy at Harbor Cove this week as local lobstermen cleaned and repaired gear, loaded traps and enjoyed the onset of warmer weather.

Mark Ring, skipper of the Stanley Thomas, found a few minutes to chat with us about the industry.

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Third Calico Lobster Landed At Captain Joe and Sons in 2012 Makes Prediction A Push

Also makes New England Aquarium’s assertion that their calico lobster was 1 in 30 million sound a bit ridiculous.

This Calico Lobster Landed today Novmber 21 By The Rockport Lobster Boat The Freemantle Doctor and Captain Mike Tupper.  The Same Lobster Boat That Will Be Bringing Santa In To Bearskin Neck For Rockports Christmas Celebration!

Here is the third Calico-

It all started here with the poll we posted on June 4th, 2012-

I’m pegging the over/under on number of speckled lobsters that are landed at our dock this year at 3.

Back on June 1st The New England Aquarium declared the Calico Lobster as one in 30 Million which of course we made found of in this post-

Calico Lobster Landed At Captain Joe and Sons 6/1/12 One In 30 Million? Really?

we also had a poll in that post and took some good natured shots at The New England Aquarium’s obvious attempt to make the calico lobster they had seem like a much bigger deal than it was-

Calico Lobster Landed At Captain Joe and Sons 6/1/12 One In 30 Million? Really?

Posted on June 4, 2012 by Joey C

A couple of weeks ago the New England Aquarium took possession of a calico lobster and was touting it through their marketing efforts as a one in 30 million lobster.

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Either the numbers they are using are off or we here at the dock are the luckiest lobster dealers on the planet and should be stocking up on megabucks tickets because we get 2-5 a year.

Click here for pictures of the Calico Lobster at The New England Aquarium

I’m pegging the over/under on number of speckled lobsters that are landed at our dock this year at 3.

Just another mutant to add to the gallery of blue, marbled, albino, speckled, yellow, double clawed, triple clawed and other odd lobsters landed here at our dock, Captain Joe and Sons.

Click below to see the pictures I’ve taken over the years of mutant lobsters landed at our dock.

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Two Franks

The guys are always working super hard down at Captain Joe and Sons so its’ great to see a lighthearted moment.

Frankie Ciaramitaro and Frank Ciolino share a laugh.

Have you treated yourself and your family to a lobster feast recently? Why not–it’s so inexpensive? The price and quality of lobsters from Captian Joe’s is UNBEATABLE–only $5. per pound!!! My daughter Liv and I were eating them “by the twos” when she visited recently!

What are you waiting for-the price to return to normal?

Calico Lobster Landed At Captain Joe and Sons 6/1/12 One In 30 Million? Really?

A couple of weeks ago the New England Aquarium took possession of a calico lobster and was touting it through their marketing efforts as a one in 30 million lobster.

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Either the numbers they are using are off or we here at the dock are the luckiest lobster dealers on the planet and should be stocking up on megabucks tickets because we get 2-5 a year.

Click here for pictures of the Calico Lobster at The New England Aquarium

I’m pegging the over/under on number of speckled lobsters that are landed at our dock this year at 3.

Here’s the first one I’ve seen this year landed June 1st by our Fisherman Mark Davis aboard the Holy Mackerel-

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Just another mutant to add to the gallery of blue, marbled, albino, speckled, yellow, double clawed, triple clawed and other odd lobsters landed here at our dock, Captain Joe and Sons.

Click below to see the pictures I’ve taken over the years of mutant lobsters landed at our dock.

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After School Video Club at Cape Ann TV

After School Video Club

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at Cape Ann TV
for Cape Ann Middle School
and High School Students

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Tuesdays
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Begins October 4, 2011
at the Cape Ann TV Studio
38 Blackburn Center, Gloucester

Sign up for Cape Ann TV’s exciting after school program.
You will write stories and create television programs
to air on Channel 12!

A $20 fee includes a one-year membership to Cape Ann TV

For more information and to register contact Lisa:
978-281-2443
lsmith@capeanntv.org

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www.capeanntv.org

 

Wary Meyers Lobsters Playing Before The Storm Print

I saw this picture in the link  to Wary Meyers site on the Casco Bay Boaters Blog but once on the Wary Meyers site I could never find this actual full sized print.

Paulie Frontiero showed me the light yesterday- thanks Paulie.

Chickity Check The Wary Meyers Print Shop which has a ton of  beautiful nautical prints by clicking the pic below.

Hangin’ out with Joey

dsc_6985-640x480Yesterday I was down at Capt. Joe’s.  Hangin’ with Joey is always interesting.

His lobstermen yell up to his office through a window. Joey’s mail gets to the mailman by bucket. Ya just never know who’s coming it to bait up. So anyway, I’ll post a slideshow at noon today. Check it out!

Summer Time Is Lobster Eating Time

A couple of days ago Dennis Silva, owner of the Topside Grill stopped by the dock to pick up his lobsters for the restaurant as he does daily. He gets them daily because he is a freak for freshness and quality and wants the freshest possible lobsters each day.

Anyway a couple of our lobstermen were offloading when Dennis showed up and I mentioned to them how Dennis has a lobster dinner on his menu for $13.99. It made the guys feel good that the guy that was buying the lobsters that they just sold me were going to a guy that was marketing them right.

A major beef with lobstermen is when places charge ridiculous prices for lobsters and make them unaffordable for the average person when in reality they aren’t that much money to put on a menu.

Check out- Trevor Corson’s Secret Lives of Lobsters Blog

The Scrawling Claw Blog

Check out Trevor Corson’s Secret Lives of Lobsters Blog.

Many of my fishermen love the book, and his blog details many issues dealing with lobsters including the great “Do lobsters feel pain?” debate. There are many entries to peruse and it is about as well laid out and jam packed a lobster blog as you’ll find.

Here is the link-

Trevor Corson’s the Scrawling Claw Blog