Not a job for the faint of heart.
Watching Joey and Captain Russell with his crew of the FV Lady Jane offload at Captain Joes on this last morning of 2017 you couldn’t help but be struck by the deadly dangerous conditions of working in frigid Arctic temperatures and blistering winds. Nearly every surface of the boat was covered in a thick layer of solid ice.
Prayers and best wishes to all our Gloucester fishermen for a safe and prosperous 2018.
So many thanks to Joey and Tom Ring for the wonderful tip. The Snowy is gorgeous!!! My right arm is a little unsteady with robo-cast but still managed to get a few moments. Notice how the Snowy Owl rotates its head, giving him nearly a 360 degree viewing vantage. The crows and a hawk* were noisily dive-bombing the Snowy, but he held his ground. I hope we see him again soon.
*Chris Anderson reports that the perching and diving bird is a Peregrine Falcon.
How much do you pay for hamburger meat? For good quality, we pay more than $4.00 per pound. Do you know that the best quality, sweetest, most fresh-off-the-boat, and most tender tasty lobsters are only FOUR DOLLARS per pound at Captain Joe and Sons RIGHT NOW? What are you waiting for ?????????????????????????????????????????
Daughter Liv is always so sweet to her brother Alex ~ Laurel Beedy cell phone photo
Check Out Brian’s Facebook Page Here- FB/briancummingsphotosesh
See Mayor, They Have The Yellow Bands On. (that means they wont bite)
Mark Ring With His Bruins Stanley Cup Prediction
Sean’s (nickname ‘Spoonin’ Love’) Lobster Tatoo
The Degelyse’s Tuffy and Sean delivering the daily catch to Captain Joe’s.
Although I am not an expert on the lobster’s anatomy this looks accurate, and beautifully rendered.
Read More about the adventures of Sean and Tuffy:
Sean Diving Off the Roof of Captain Joe’s
Degelyse Crew Captures Buddhist Lobsters
Captain Dave Jewell and his wife Erin, daughter Maddy, and son Wyatt say hello to Joey.
Dave and Maddy
Dave is the Captain of the Lady J, which runs fishing charters throughout the year. Dave also provides lobsters to Captain Joes. Lady J Fishing Charters offers full and half day trips for bluefish, striped bass, cod, haddock, and tuna, and kids are encouraged–for an adventure of a lifetime! After reading about Dave’s charters I’d love to plan a trip with my son!
From Captain Dave’s website about the Lady J. Fishing Charters:
Hi, I am Captain Dave Jewell owner and operator of the Lady J. I would like to welcome you aboard my second home to experience what life is like as a professional fisherman. To me there is nothing better or more rewarding than a day at sea loading the boat with the best New England has to offer.
It is my mission to bring you the excitement that fishing offshore Gloucester brings me each day. Give us the opportunity to show you how great fishing can be and we will not disappoint. Just one trip and you’ll be hooked!
Dave and Wyatt
For anyone who wants to help clean up down along our docks on east Main street for earth day, I’ll be buying coffee and donuts. I suggested to Melissa Cox that I’d buy beer and pizza but she told me it might be a little early for that and suggested coffee and donuts.
We will have some water as well and if anyone is still around come noon Saturday April 21, I’ll re-up on the pledge for pizza and beer as well.
Melissa is picking up bags and disposable gloves. We’re gonna get started at 8AM
95 East Main Street, Captain Joe and Sons
and anyone who shows up will get one of the highly coveted only a handful ever made metallic blue stickas!
Stickas made by FOB’s Frank Ciolino and Shewsberry
Paulie Walnuts donated two embroidered T Shirts and one embroidered GMG Logo Cap to be
raffled off for a free drawing chosen from the group of FOB’s who come down and hang with us. I can guarantee you that our group will be having the most Earth day Fun on Saturday!
There may even be an art rock planted somewhere in our general vicinity that morning!
Thanks so much to Paulie, check oout Paulie’s website here www.art-rocks.org
Painting the working Waterfront