Landmark Day

  “We often use locations to orient us, to identify where we are…”   Days can be like that too. For Grand Manan, the second Tuesday in November is a landmark day as fishermen leave to set traps. There’s a sense of community and excitement as we mark this landmark: the beginning of fall fishing;…

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Lobster Season

The lobster fishery on Grand Manan opens tomorrow.  The boats all leave from the wharf at the same time tomorrow morning, loaded with traps, headed out for grounds both near and far from shore.   The beginning of lobster season is always met with a great deal of excitement, anticipation, and trepidation. There’s the excitement…

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