Published on April 01, 2015
Brier Island fisherman Jess Tudor holds up a 17-pound lobster hauled up aboard the Chad and Sisters Two captained by Chad Graham on March 27 somewhere off southwest Nova Scotia.
Published on July 04, 2014
John Morehouse won the 2014 Lobster Bash Jumbo Lobster contest at the Fundy Dockside with a 19.6 pound behemoth caught just the day before on the Rip ‘n’ Tear.
Published on July 05, 2013
Jeff Durkee holds up Chester Richard’s 16.85 pound lobster. Richard, captain of the Fundy Mariner won the 2013 Lobster Bash jumbo lobster contest in Digby.
SOUTHWEST NOVA SCOTIA -Brier Island fisherman Jess Tudor holds up a 17-pound lobster hauled up aboard the Chad and Sisters Two captained by Chad Graham on March 27 somewhere off southwest Nova Scotia.
That seabug would have been big enough to win the 2013 Lobster bash jumbo lobster contest - Chester Richard, captain of the Fundy Mariner won that first year with 16.85 pound monster.
The Digby lobster bash runs from July 3 to 5 this year. The jumbo lobster contest will kick off the event like every year, at 5:30 p.m. on July 3 on the Fundy Complex stage, on the Digby waterfront.
For the complete list of rules for the jumbo lobster contest and to see the schedule as it is shaping up, check out lobsterbash.ca
Digby’s two other big summer festivals are:
Scallop Days from Aug. 7 to 9 www.digbyscallopdays.com
And the Wharf Rat Motorcycle rally from Sept. 2 to 6. www.wharfratrally.com
Also of note are the Bear River Cherry Carnival on July 18, the July 1 celebrations in Weymouth and Westport, the Freeport Days in late August and the Smith's Cove's Good Times Days.