Setting Out on a Lobster Boat Adventure
Join a Real Maine Lobsterman on a Lobster Boat Tour from Rockland, Maine
Ever wondered what a lobsterman's day is like? Want to learn all about Maine's delicious and mysterious crustaceans? Are you dying to know how to tell a male from a female lobster? Then come along on this photo tour, or book your own spot aboard the Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure out of Rockland, Maine.
In September of 2006, my family and I joined Captain Steve Hale and his 7-year-old grandson, Jack, for a memorable lobster fishing trip in Rockland Harbor where we literally caught our dinner. On our hour-and-a-quarter tour, we learned all about lobster buoys, traps and bait; watched Captain Steve haul and check his traps; discovered which lobsters are keepers and which must return to the sea; and soaked up the scenery including amazing views of Rockland Breakwater Light. My daughter even got a chance to drive the lobster boat.
For lobster boat tour reservations or more information, call 207-542-6852.
Let's go catch some lobsters!
Black and White
Hauling a Lobster Trap
A Bright Idea: Offer Lobster Boat Tours
Checking for Lobster Eggs
Male or Female Lobster? How Can You Tell?
Watch Out for Those Claws
A Crab in a Lobster Trap
A Little Lobsterman
Still Life with Lobster Bait
Stinky But Scenic
Lobster Boat Tour is Fun for Kids
Jack Wakes Up
You Can't Get Fresher Lobster
If you've ever wondered what a Maine lobsterman's day is like, come along on this photo tour or book a spot aboard the Captain Jack Lobster Boat Adventure.
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