Category Archives: Fishermen Profiles
Capt. Muniz of the FV Lily lands three tunas yesterday, also see his view as they travel in the water.
Captain Muniz the Gloucester star on Wicked Tuna, lands a Tuna the hard way with a harpoon, just like his Portuguese ancestors from the Azores. Also see Capt. Muniz prepare his tools of the trade.
I ran into Lye on the breakwater, he was fishing and enjoying a day off from work. We exchanged our immigration stories of why we came to the USA. His was far more dramatic than my own. I also found that as a Vietnamese Interpreter, I found that his English was far better than my Vietnamese. Lye a naturalized US citizen, like myself, passes on the benefits to his children, for his hard work. We cherish our heritage, but Love America.
The Next Generation Of #GloucesterMA #Lobstermen. Captain Pete Mondello with Grandson Jackson @CaptJoeLobster
I Met Capt. Bill Muniz at St Peter’s dock, he was sharing stories with his 80 year old friend of many years. Capt. Muniz the only true Gloucesterite on the Wicked Tuna show. Now, he has the Gloucester Smile that belongs in Hollywood.
5:45AM 4/26/15 F/V Allison Carol heads out to set a load of lobster gear. #GloucesterMA @CaptJoeLobster
Cousin Joe Marcantonio Hosted Tommy & Peter from the Isle of Mauritius After The Boston International Seafood Show
Tommy & Peter from the Isle of Mauritius came to Sister Felicias after Joe invited them. Joe works for Stavis Seafoods as a director of buying and they source a good amount of fish from The Isle Of Mauratius.
Where is The Isle Of Mauratius You Ask?
I’m pretty sure they ate pretty good at Felicia’s
When I was a kid, it was an amazing sight watching tuna taken out of the boat at the Sport Dock. Then, someone would climb the ladder and call out the weight from the scale. It had to have been a rush for the spectators at the 2014 Blowout season watching 4 fish weigh in.
I love that the Bluefin Blowout has revitalized the spirit of sport fishing in town. It is reminiscent of the days of Tournaments held over 40 years ago at the Cape Ann Tuna Club in East Gloucester.
If people are curious as to what a full day at this event was like, they may enjoy this tasty tidbit.
Get ready for the fourth annual, less than 5 months away.
Hope all is well. We are currently looking for lobstermen to assist us with stocking our touch tanks and other aquariums this spring and summer. We would be highly interested in having anyone you know assist with the collection of local marine species for live display in our Aquarium. Any unusual lobsters, skates, or other creatures would be much appreciated starting in May. We will happily take care of transporting sea creatures from your facility to Harbor Loop. If you have any interest in helping out Maritime Gloucester in this way, please let me know.
Marine Science Educator
From Beth Story
Great to see the film of Joseph and Lucia fishing. Here is the boat at the beginning of her career as a highliner.
A lobsterman’s work is never done ~
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