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August Buggin’ and Bassin’

08-05-17 August already. You can tell by the water temps and the bug count. Half a pound a trap. Last week a sea monster grabbed one of my traps. Wouldn’t let go. This week The buoy is gone. It was … Continue reading

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Berried Female Lobster

07-29-17 First berried female lobster of the summer. Look at all those eggs. Note the V notch in her flipper. Lobstermen are required by law to V notch female lobsters with eggs. 2nd flipper in from the right with the … Continue reading

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Bay Striper

07-26-17 Good evening on Great Bay. Surface water temps at Adam’s Point 68 degrees, half tide out. The stripers came out to play at dusk.  

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Home Grown

No not the green leafy substance. Orange and brown with four legs.   07-18-17 While chopping the best field of hay on the property and as the uncut grass rows got slimmer and slimmer this doe stepped out of the … Continue reading

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Mental Health

07-11-17 No work, today was a mental health day. I always feel better when I’m on the Bay. Three day check produced about twenty pounds. Usually I let the pots rest for a week but the bugs are crawling and … Continue reading

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Lobster Appreciation Day

07-08-17 Today is family, friends and landowner appreciation day. I don’t sell the bugs for money, I trade them. I saved most of last week’s catch (personal consumption got in the way). Along with today’s haul there were enough lobsters … Continue reading

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Pease Greeters

Pease Greeters A good friend of mine was given some rope that he has offered to me. He was suppose to drop it off last night but got called away. His email said he was meeting a plane at 6:20 … Continue reading

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Turf and Surf

07-04-17 Turf and Surf Parked the Ford at the trailhead at 0645. Took the new trail just built last fall. By 0830 I was on the ledge overlooking Billy Goat Pond. Lots of water. Beaver’s must be active. Looking forward … Continue reading

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Bug’s and Bass 2

June 10, 2017 Checked the bridge before heading out to drown more traps and the herring were thick. Fresh bait is good. Free bait is best. First check produced a few bugs. Wicked hard shell. Gonnah need a hammah!   … Continue reading

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Sleepy Jakes

05-21-17 In the woods with Shawn at 0430 yesterday morning. Turkeys start gobbling 360 degrees. At least six. The bulk of them on private property across the street. Turkeys shut down after 6AM. Decide we are going to hike into … Continue reading

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