LOBSTERS, POTS and BAIT

December 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

Cooking the catch in the era before plastic tags were required on each lobster.

Cooking the catch in the era before plastic tags were required on each lobster.

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A nest of giant rock lobster was found by Vic Ley and Ron Taylor in 1963 at Seal Rocks.  http://fathomag.blogspot.com.au

A nest of giant rock lobster was found by Vic Ley and Ron Taylor in 1963 at Seal Rocks. http://fathomag.blogspot.com.au

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Pictures from a secret bush hide-out for sun drying bait.  Years ago it was dried at boat beach - the smell must have upset someone.

Pictures from a secret bush hide-out for sun drying bait. Years ago it was dried at boat beach – the smell must have upset someone.

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Ron Taylor in 1964  Boat used then was a Quintrex with 18 hp Evinrude

Ron Taylor in 1964 Boat used then was a Quintrex with 18 hp Evinrude

Kay Milburn a friend of Ron and Valerie Taylor

Kay Milburn a friend of Ron and Valerie Taylor

Live hermit crabs inhabit the sea shells brought up in fish traps at Seal Rocks offshore.

Live hermit crabs inhabit the sea shells brought up in fish traps at Seal Rocks offshore.

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Christine Danaher made the cover of  magazines with this picture. The lobsters were set free.

Christine Danaher made the cover of magazines with this picture. The lobsters were set free.

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Lobster trap bait. Mullet are drying after being heavily salted. Originally these racks were on the road at Boat Beach.  The aroma obviously required a change of location after visitor numbers to the village began increasing the the late 1970s

Lobster trap bait. Mullet are drying after being heavily salted. Originally these racks were on the road at Boat Beach. The aroma obviously required a change of location after visitor numbers to the village began increasing the the late 1970s

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