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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Scott Swicker, Hussey and Tuffy Fishing Wooden Lobster and Crab Traps Off An Old Wooden Novi Boat

Photos from Tuffy If you don’t think those old wooden lobster traps weighed a whole hellova lot more than today’s wire gear then you don’t know much about then and now lobstering. Look how skinny Swicker was back then…

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LOBSTER GANGS OF THE EARLY 80′S- HUS MAN AND TUF

WOODEN BOATS , WOODEN TRAPS AND RESPECT . I see a little bit of the crazy in Tuffy’s eyes.

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Tuffy’s Daughter Degelis From Lobster Girl To COO. Is there Anything She Can’t Do?

Degelis Tufts took a break from the hustle and bustle of New York City this August to roll up her sleeves and get busy banding on a father-daughter lobstering trip aboard the Degelyse. This is nothing new to Degelis, as … Continue reading

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THE PREACHER’S SON —- The Story From Tuffy

30 miles off the north coast of Honduras are the three Bay Islands of Utila ,Roatan and Guanaja . Roatan , in the middle,is the largest and most populated . Roatan has a International Airport and easy access from the … Continue reading

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Fishing Honduras With Tuffy

Born to fish.

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Wahooooooooo! Tuffy Represents! In Honduras

Natural Born Fisherman! Da Sticka Looks Like It’s Havin A Hell of a Time In Honduras!!!! Thanks Tuffy!

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Tuffy Represents! In Honduras

Today at Anthony’s key resort ( A.K.R. ) Roatan . Gracie is twenty years old and has two babies (dolphins ) .We meet them both . One is six and the other is just over a year old and is … Continue reading

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Tuffy Represents! In Roatan Honduras

Just bought the boat you see in the background.

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We Lose A Good Morning Gloucester Favorite To The Navy

Sean retires from lobstering to enlist in the Navy A little bit of sunshine will be leaving along with Sean.  Always positive always funny.  We will miss you buddy. Remember-  The Backbone of this country is…..  Long before there were … Continue reading

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Offshore Gillnetting On George’s Bank 1980

Tuffy writes- Offshore gillnetting on georg

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Video- Lobster Fishing 101 Aboard The Degelyse- Measuring Oversized Lobsters

Measuring lobsters another part of the conservation measures lobstermen use.

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Video: Happy Thanksgiving from Captain Joes and Good Morning Gloucester

Plenty to Be Thankful For  Brought to you by Good Morning Gloucester and the crews of lobster boats The Lady J and The Degelyse, and Brian O’Connor. Thanksgiving interviews with, in order of appearance, Joey Ciaramitaro, Ryan, Skipper Dave Jewell, Brain M O’Connor, Michael, Skipper Tuffy, Sean, and Frankie Ciaramitaro. … Continue reading

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Video- Lobstering 101- Messing Around On The Way Home Aboard The Degelyse

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Video- The Crew Of The Degelyse Demonstrates How To V-Notch A Female Egg Bearing Lobster

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Video- Gloucester Zen- Tuffy and Crew Prepare To Head Out Lobstering

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Tools Of The Trade- The Lobster Banding Tray Aboard The Degelyse

Lobster bands and banding tool.  As the traps come up from the ocean floor, hopefully full of lobsters the lobsters that need to be gauged for size get tossed into the slots and then measured and the ones that are … Continue reading

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Guest Post From Tuffy- Skipper of The Degelyse

sean with a scup last fall . sean and tom burns @ capt. joes . setting gear, spring 2012

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