Photos from Setting Day on Brier and Long Islands, Digby County

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Published on November 28, 2012

Family and friends gather at the Point on Brier Island to watch the rush of boats through the passage on setting day.

Published on November 28, 2012

Lobster fishermen gather on the Petit Passage ferry for the 4:30 a.m crossing to Tiverton on setting day.

Published on November 28, 2012

Fishermen head up the ferry ramp to board their boats in Tiverton on setting day.

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Faith Titus, Hanna Welch, Cassidy Frost, Fathom, and Page Ivans wait on the rocks at the Point in Westport to watch the boats head out on setting day.

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Melissa and Gracie Frost were out of bed early to watch the boats rush past on setting day at the Point on Brier Island.

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A line of boats leave Westport and head for St. Mary’s Bay on setting day.

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Randall Titus on Glass Tiger followed closely by Kenny Graham's Tykisha J lead the rush of boats heading out between the Point on Brier Island and Peter’s Island on their way to St. Mary’s Bay on setting day.

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Boats loaded with traps head out into the darkness of St. Mary’s Bay to drop their lobster traps on setting day, Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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While the boats were dumping the first load of traps, crews worked on the Westport wharf to ready the second load.

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The crew of the Current Plan loads up for their second trip at the Fish Point wharf in Freeport on setting day.

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The crew of the Current Plan load traps at the wharf in Freeport for their second trip on setting day.

Published on November 28, 2012

An anonymous baker dropped off these warm muffins to the South Cove wharf in Freeport while crews load traps for the second trip on setting day.

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Bradley Crocker on the Georgie Porgie leaves the South Cove wharf in Freeport for his second trip on setting day and waves to his father to make sure he knows he got out ahead of him.

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Tim Crocker’s boat the Grace & Madeline II leaves South Cove wharf in Freeport for his second trip on setting day.

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Jackie’s Pride heads in to Tiverton while Harold’s Pride heads out the Passage again with a second load of traps for St. Mary’s Bay on setting day.

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The Petite Passage ferry stood off from the ferry ramp in East Ferry for a few minutes to allow fishermen to load traps on setting day, Tuesday. Nov. 27.

Published on November 28, 2012

A loaded lobster boat skirts some standing waves headed out Petit Passage.

Published on November 28, 2012

A loaded lobster boat heads out Petit Passage into St. Mary’s Bay.

Photos from my travels on setting Day on Brier and Long Islands, Digby County.

 

 

Geographic location: Digby County

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