Dispite temperatures climbing towards the 100 degree mark, harbor work continues.
Below is a series of photos of a lobsterman loading bait on his boat. A colorful treat as far as the lobsters are concerned! The American Lobster(Homarus americanus) will eat almost anything dead.....including each other!
Lobsterman Toby aboard his lobster boat "Jupiter II" shows how to "bait up" his boat.
Organizing bait totes.
Climbing on his "mermaid" decorated transom.
Long climb up the ladder at low tide!
Toby digging into a vat of fish scraps!
Full pitchfork of Spiny dogfish(small shark) left overs.
Long plunge to the boat.
Toby needs to climb back down before the gulls devour his bait!
"Jupiter II" departs as a squadron of gulls follow!
Hauling up totes of fish.
Hamming it up!
Fishing vessel "Lisa Rose"
Captain John says hi!
Crewman and his mohawk!
Fishing vessel "Ryan Zachary" waits to offload.
Whale watch passengers see schooner.
City Hall sunset.
It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!