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How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
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How To Catch A Lobster
How To Catch A Lobster
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How To Catch A Lobster
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How To Catch A Lobster
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Ever wondered how lobsters are caught or what it's like to be a lobster fisherman? This presentation offers a brief journey into a day in the life of a Maine lobster fisherman. I'd love to hear …

Ever wondered how lobsters are caught or what it's like to be a lobster fisherman? This presentation offers a brief journey into a day in the life of a Maine lobster fisherman. I'd love to hear what you think. Enjoy! And if you want to know more, my newly published book, called How To Catch A Lobster In Down East Maine, is available on Amazon!

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  • 1. How to catch a lobster
  • 2. Hi My name’s Christina
  • 3. That’s me Hi My name’s Christina
  • 4. I come from Maine
  • 5. And within Maine…
  • 6. from a small fishing village
  • 7. called Cutler.
  • 8. that’s Cutler called Cutler.
  • 9. And in Cutler
  • 10. most folks are lobster fishermen.
  • 11. most folks are lobster fishermen. Including…
  • 12. My Father most folks are lobster fishermen. Including…
  • 13. and My Brother My Father most folks are lobster fishermen. Including…
  • 14. And they’re pretty good at catching lobster.
  • 15. They head out each morning in their boats
  • 16. as the sun is rising
  • 17. past the marker buoy
  • 18. past Little River Island
  • 19. to their buoys.
  • 20. They gaff each buoy
  • 21. haul up the trap with the pot hauler
  • 22. haul up the trap with the pot hauler That’s the pot hauler
  • 23. And bring it aboard the boat.
  • 24. And bring it aboard the boat. See the lobsters
  • 25. They take out the lobsters and change the bait bag
  • 26. They take out the lobsters There’s the bait bag (Stinky!) and change the bait bag
  • 27. and measure each lobster to ensure it’s legal size
  • 28. with this.
  • 29. with this. It’s called a lobster gauge
  • 30. and goes here on a lobster.
  • 31. If the lobster is too small or too big it’s set free. and goes here on a lobster.
  • 32. If the lobster’s legal size it’s brought home and sold
  • 33. If the lobster’s legal size it’s brought home and sold But how did the lobsters get in the trap in the first place?
  • 34. Well…
  • 35. The lobster is attracted to the trap by the scent of the bait.
  • 36. The lobster is attracted to the trap by the scent of the bait. Which goes in here
  • 37. He goes into the trap through the front heads and eats the bait.
  • 38. He goes into the trap through the front heads and eats the bait.
  • 39. He then tries to leave the trap but is tricked into entering the “bedroom” of the trap.
  • 40. He then tries to leave the trap but is tricked into entering the “bedroom” of the trap. The bedroom of the trap
  • 41. Where he stays until the trap is hauled.
  • 42. Where he stays until the trap is hauled. Escape vents allow small lobsters to get away.
  • 43. Once the traps have been hauled and the lobsters have been caught
  • 44. They head back into the harbor
  • 45. crate up their catch
  • 46. and moor their boats.
  • 47. It’s hard work
  • 48. It’s hard work but satisfying
  • 49. and one of the few remaining artisinal enterprises in America.
  • 50. So that’s my story about lobster fishing If you want to know more, check out my blog notesfromalobsterfishingvillage.blogspot.com

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