These interviews were conducted as part of Ellsworth High School's participation in the NOAA Fisheries Service (NMFS) Local Fisheries Knowledge Pilot Project 2003-2005. All 10th graders participated in this interdisciplinary project that involved English, History, Social Studies, and Biology classes. To read about the LFK Project, go to http://www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/lfkproject/.
Steve Robbins has been a lobster fisherman for fifty-two years. He discusses the dangers of fishing, the equipment needed in fishing, the involvement in the lobster coop, and the sense of freedom fishing gives to him.
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