Great lobster catches in Portland, Maine, just don’t name them

The recommended dress aboard the Lucky Catchlucky catch lobster tours was an orange rubber apron and matching glove. Baiting lobster traps is a messy business. First mate Rachel Ashman distributed the required equipment to our eager, paying crew of 14 on a tour last week. It wasn’t surgery, but things did have to be done a certain way. Quart-sized mesh bags had to be pulled open, five stinky herrings dropped in, and the bag cinched closed. Once filled, they would be used to re-stock the traps. I got a whiff of the herring, stepped back, and took pictures. Read the rest here 11:33

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