Not Bread Alone: Visiting Lobster Land

Visiting Lobster LandWe’ve just come back from the Canadian Maritimes (Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick) where the lobster industry is flourishing. The Maritimes all have a long seafaring tradition including a thriving lobster fishery. Anywhere along the long and rugged coast where there is a sheltering harbour (yes they spell it with a U) to dock a boat, you’ll find lobstermen with their work-horse boats, stacks of traps, and picturesque but functional dockside shacks. Even with restrictive fishery management practices designed to insure a future harvest, they’re pulling up lobsters like crazy. Read the rest here 16:27

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