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The Boat House in Kennebunkport, ME From Mary Barker

Hi Joey, My husband and I decided to give ourselves a Christmas gift of going away for a night.   We decided upon the Boat House in Kennebunkport, ME.  It was not cheap, but we felt like we veer being totally … Continue reading

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Lots Happening Down At The Gloucester Marine Railway Despite The Cold Weather From Mary Barker

Hi Joey, In my travels this week I found lots happening down at the Gloucester Marine Railway despite the cold weather.  The crews have been busy doing winter work like sanding hulls,and repairing bilge pumps.   On Saturday, the Adventure had … Continue reading

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15 Degrees? Yeah, We Got Guys Going

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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. Gloucester’s Intershell International Corporation is in the process of moving their processing plant from … Continue reading

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Anyone know what this is?

Driving down Shore Road took this photo, it maybe a barge or ???

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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. Scott Memhard, Pres. of Cape Pond Ice (http://www.capepondice.com/) fills the fish hold of FV … Continue reading

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Captain Pete Mondello in 1973 loading up his traps

This is a picture of my dad Pete Mondello in 1973 loading up his traps. -Laura Mondello and here is a little more recent photo from Ron Gilson- Click the picture for a slideshow of pictures with Pete over the … Continue reading

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The Gloucester Fleet

The Gloucester Fleet

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My First Article is Up for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism!

My first article for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism  was posted today. The article is part one (highlighting fall and winter) of a two part series about our Harbortown Cultural District. Part two showcases events that take place during the … Continue reading

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Restaurants In Cape Cod Serving Icelandic Cod 3.1.2014

Restaurants In Cape Cod Serving Icelandic Cod3.1.2014 Words by Nanna Árnadóttir Due to fishing restrictions in New England, restaurants in Cape Cod have stopped serving local cod in favour of Icelandic cod.Cod once sustained New England’s fishing industry, but in … Continue reading

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Billy Brown and Richie Drew Aboard The Janie B

Photos from Tuffy

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Jose and Half a Hippie Gillnetting Aboard The Rumors

Photos from Tuffy

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1984 Mark and Tom Ring Fishing Aboard The Black Pearl

Pics From Tuffy

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Bringin Them Traps Home- Another Lobster Season Coming To A Close

The Jupiter II lugging them home.  

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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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Old Christmas Greysole Fishing Trips

Sam Novello writes- Dear Joe, In the past, large Gloucester fishing draggers made annual Christmas fishing trips off the coast of Nova Scotia at a greysole “honeyhole.”  I believe your grandfather may have even found this spot.  From what I … Continue reading

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