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SLIDE SHOW: Trap Day on Monhegan

SLIDE SHOW: Trap Day on Monhegan
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by in Sep 2009

Photographer Peter Ralston captured Trap Day on Maine’s Monhegan Island last year, when all the lobster boats are loaded with traps at the same time for the start of a new season. Dawn on October 1 means it’s time to go lobstering again.

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4 Responses to SLIDE SHOW: Trap Day on Monhegan

  1. Betsy Levinsky August 25, 2009 at 4:30 pm #

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience and pictures.

  2. Donna DelVecchio August 26, 2009 at 1:33 pm #

    I would also like to thank you for sharing these lovely pictures…..It must have been an exciting experience. It’s plain to see, these fisherman work very hard.

  3. Dorothy Massey August 28, 2009 at 12:18 pm #

    These are wonderful pictures. This must be very rewarding work; also very exhausting. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Sandra Heyer October 7, 2009 at 3:30 pm #

    The pictures were wonderful! Thank you for sharing them! I could smell the
    salt air……(and taste the lobster!) Sandy

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