Provincetown fishermen sustain time-honored existence – with photo gallery

pt

There’s a chill in the air, the boat rocks and the rain comes and goes, but the  men would rather be wet than working on land. Carreiro has been fishing since he  was nine years old. Back then, his mother, Cindy Doherty, says, he would “borrow” skiffs for fishing excursions without permission. His father, David “Bootsie” Carreiro, became a fisherman after seeing a friend’s paycheck back  when Carreiro was a child. He worked the seas for 30 years before his death in  2008. Joel, too, became “Bootsie” long ago because he’s the “spittin’ image” of  his father. Read More

Photo Ann Wood