What’s the craziest question YOU’VE been asked about lobster fishing?

lobster fisherman’s oil skins, waiting for another day of work. Photo Courtesy of Billy Kitchen.Maine is a unique state.  Lobster fishing is a unique occupation.  In the summer months, tourists flock to Vacationland, eager to eat lobster in the rough and learn about our way of life. I grew up working as a sternman on my father’s lobster boat and conversations with tourists were a common and often entertaining addition to the process of unloading our catch. I enjoyed the intense eagerness people ‘from away’ showed in wanting to learn more about Maine’s most famous fishing industry but was also often amused by the questions they asked. Read the rest here 08:43

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