Saturday, August 3, 2013

Maine Food

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Local lobstermen, on Decadence, picking up one of their 800 licensed lobster pots

A Maine lobsterman gets a license for 800 pots. With the license they get a plastic tag that must be attached to each pot they have down. There is reportedly 3,000,000 pots in the waters around Maine.

penobscotIMG_2771 The pot floats are everywhere – in 20 feet of water and in 350 feet. Driving the boat is more like being on a slow slalom course. If you screw up, then you could get the pot rope wrapped on your propeller or rudder and have to dive on the boat to clear it.

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Our special chef, Denny, proprietor and head chef of Denny’s Food for Men restaurant, flown in from Tacoma, preparing our first lobster feast

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Becky and Chris, ready to eat. Note the blue and yellow lobster claw channel locks.

We don’t do food blogs often. But every once in awhile I have to do one for Steve and Lulu on Simepre Sabado.

Paul

1 comment:

  1. I'll take one those Denny-prepared lobsters! Miss you guys.

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