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18 - Lobster Man With Catch

 

Owl's Head, Maine

 

Lobstering has long been a major business in Maine, but

financial pressures and government regulations do not bode well for

the industry.  Some waters are seriously over-harvested, causing lobstermen

to venture further out to find their catch, and these traditionally independent

businessmen are finding it harder and harder to make a living each year.