Dumping day photos from the shore

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Jonathan Riley
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Published on October 14, 2012

The crew aboard the Randi & Brianne all set for dumping day at the Digby wharf.

Published on October 14, 2012

This lobster trap caught a greedy seagull the night before dumping day.

Published on October 14, 2012

While Ralph Cummings was on the water setting his first 160 traps, this seagull was heling himself to bait in the traps waiting on the wharf.

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A line of seagulls watches Kadyn’s Commander leave the wharf in Digby Sunday morning, Oct. 14.

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Thundercat and Row Row edge out from the Digby wharf on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

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A line of boats get underway at 9:23 a.m., about seven minutes early on Sunday, Oct. 14, the first day of the lobster season in Digby.

Published on October 14, 2012

Heading out of Digby on dumping day, Sunday Oct. 14 .

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Lobster boats leaving Digby on dumping day, Sunday Oct. 14.

Published on October 14, 2012

Lobster boats leaving Digby on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

Published on October 14, 2012

Lobster boats leaving Digby on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

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Lobster boats steam into Digby Gut on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

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A lobster boat heads out of Digby Gut and into the Bay of Fundy while a Coast Guard vessel stands by.

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Some went up the bay and some down. Lobster boats leaving Digby Gut on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

Published on October 14, 2012

Point Prim was a busy spot as friends and family watch the lobster boats leave Digby Gut on dumping day, Sunday, Oct. 14.

Cool wet but calm start to lobster season

Fishermen had a cool calm day with just a bit of rain for setting their traps.

Twenty three boats left from Digby on the first day of the lobster season, dumping day, in lobster fishing area 35.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

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  • Paul Berry
    October 15, 2012 - 23:57

    Great photos!