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Fisherman Friday; Captain Ronald Shepard

Colloquially known as ‘Ronnie,’ he is among one of the first boats to sell to Greenhead Lobster back in the mid-90s. But Ronnie's fishing history goes back well before Greenhead Lobster was in existence! At eight years old, he’d bait bags for local lobsterman, Johnny Haskell for $1 a day, and he’d “save like hell for the Blue Hill Fair.” Ronnie’s family goes back [...]

October 17th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday: Captain David Tarr

From a young age, David felt drawn to the sea. The majority of his childhood artwork depicted boats or the shore, and by eight years of age, he could be found out on the flats clamming or headed out scalloping with his father, Roland. By age 10, David would row out on a 14’ fiberglass boat, built by his father, to hand-haul a dozen [...]

September 29th, 2017|

Thai Curry with Grilled Greenhead Lobster Tails

While perfect for any time of the year, this lobster recipe really highlights this beautiful seasonal shift between summer and fall. The taste from the grilled Maine lobster tails rushes back memories of warm evenings and backyard BBQs, while the curry spice provides a warmth preparing us for cooler evenings to come. With Greenhead Lobster tails on hand in the freezer, this lovely taste of [...]

September 13th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday: Josiah Rhys

While certainly many fishermen and women come from a long line of fishing, some find their fishing mentors from outside the family. For his 10th birthday, Josiah Rhys was taken out lobstering with local fisherman, Leroy Weed Sr. That first glimpse of commercial fishing had a lasting impression, and from that moment on, Josiah had his heart set on being a commercial fisherman. Josiah would [...]

August 25th, 2017|

Fisherman Friday: Recent Hall of Fame Inductee, Dick Kent

Richard “Dick” Kent, Jr. grew up on neighboring Swans Island where his family has been for about five generations. His father owned and operated Richard Kent Lobster, where as a child, Dick grew up working the docks and felt that Swans was the center of it all. Measuring and selling bait, buying and selling Maine lobster, it was a family business. When not working, Dick [...]

July 21st, 2017|