Written by Jen Finn
Gouldsboro Bay - In this "Take This Job & Love It" Chelsey Anderson found out if she would sink or swim.
A couple weeks ago she went lobstering Downeast on the Laura Lee 2 with a 23-year veteran, and a first-year sternman from Texas.
Marcus Jones, Captain, Laura Lee 2- "We're going to haul in West Bay today. All my traps I have marked on my plotter. 610 are in the water."
First I'd help with bait.
Chelsey- "Oh gross."
Monte Regal, Sternman, Laura Lee 2- "Snapper head in each bag and then topped with herring."
Chelsey- "Is that enough in there? Little more. So when people tell you their job stinks you say?"
Monte- "Oh yeah!"
It was time for me to try and bring in the haul.
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