‘I love it’: More women making a living on the water off Shelburne

Emily Swim is one of a handful of women who have made a career in lobster fishingEmily Swim is one of a growing number of women in Shelburne County who head out to sea in a lobster boat to work. As a child and then teenager she remembers seeing her dad head off each day, but never believed it would one day be herself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to fish. This is now her fourth year fishing with her father and brother and  – while the work can be labourious,  the days long and the weather vicious – she brings back to the wharf a collection of happy memories and discoveries. Read the article here 13:42

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