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Bombs in water lead to Maine island lobstering ban
hosted ^ | 28 minutes ago | CLARKE CANFIELD

Posted on 09/15/2009 1:51:57 PM PDT by JoeProBono

PORTLAND, Maine — A new Coast Guard rule has closed down fishing grounds around a remote Maine island following the discovery of unexploded bombs on the ocean bottom from when the Navy used the rocky outcropping as an aerial bombing range. The Coast Guard put the rule into effect last week. It establishes a safety zone banning mariners from the shallow lobster-rich waters around Seal Island.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bombs; fisheries; lobster; navair; uscg


1 posted on 09/15/2009 1:51:57 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
Bad link. Pic looks most delicious though. :)
2 posted on 09/15/2009 1:53:43 PM PDT by allmost
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To: JoeProBono
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gKQgOr9AJ4UqxPttg7scoOk6Hp4gD9ANVL1G0
3 posted on 09/15/2009 1:55:43 PM PDT by allmost
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To: JoeProBono

Deadliest Catch indeed.


4 posted on 09/15/2009 1:55:47 PM PDT by Dumpster Baby (We have a Watermelon Government - Environmental Green on the outside, Commie red on the inside.)
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To: allmost

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gKQgOr9AJ4UqxPttg7scoOk6Hp4gD9ANVL1G0


5 posted on 09/15/2009 1:57:17 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in it." - Ted Kennedy (D-HELL)
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To: JoeProBono
Were the bombs going to walk into the lobster pots?

Or were the lobsters going to get even and load them into the pots themselves?

I'm all for a little safety, but this seems a bit ridiculous.

6 posted on 09/15/2009 1:58:18 PM PDT by wbill
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To: JoeProBono
Story is proof that the fishermen in Alaska are pussies. Go MAINE!


7 posted on 09/15/2009 1:59:48 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: JoeProBono
The Coast Guard is taking comments on the measure until Dec. 7...

Unintended irony alert. I hope.

8 posted on 09/15/2009 2:00:42 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Daffynition
Looks like one pi$$ed off tomcat. "I didn't know spider got that big!"
9 posted on 09/15/2009 2:02:22 PM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost
Didn't mean to confuse ...that is an Alaskan King Crab.......

This is a Maine lobsterman..........


10 posted on 09/15/2009 2:09:51 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: Daffynition

Most delicious. :)


11 posted on 09/15/2009 2:11:32 PM PDT by allmost
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To: Squantos

Here’s your chance to break your bomb suit free dive record and bring us all lunch.


12 posted on 09/15/2009 2:12:19 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: allmost

Yeah. He is kinda cute ...looks a little like Matt Damon.


13 posted on 09/15/2009 2:13:12 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: JoeProBono

Lobster hash.


14 posted on 09/15/2009 2:19:55 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Daffynition

"Don't 'chu take my lobsters away!"

15 posted on 09/15/2009 2:20:53 PM PDT by paulycy (Screw the RACErs.)
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To: magslinger

ping


16 posted on 09/15/2009 2:22:21 PM PDT by Vroomfondel
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To: manic4organic

17 posted on 09/15/2009 2:22:42 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Tijeras_Slim; CougarGA7

Cougar put ya up to this didn’t he .......;O)


18 posted on 09/15/2009 2:22:58 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

Nope, although I bet he wished he had. ;)


19 posted on 09/15/2009 2:23:54 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: JoeProBono

Oh, okay. I thought some idiot was using them to catch the lobsters and I was wondering what good they are if they’re blown up.


20 posted on 09/15/2009 2:24:21 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Daffynition

21 posted on 09/15/2009 2:25:06 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

LOL...... lemme know when ya get snow over there Slim !!


22 posted on 09/15/2009 2:30:23 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

I figure another month or so. Been low to mid 40’s in the AM.


23 posted on 09/15/2009 2:31:25 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Yep been cooler here too !

I am off for a few days .....green chili flu set in !


24 posted on 09/15/2009 2:58:37 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Vroomfondel; SC Swamp Fox; Fred Hayek; NY Attitude; P3_Acoustic; Bean Counter; investigateworld; ...
SONOBUOY PING!

Click on pic for past Navair pings.

Post or FReepmail me if you wish to be enlisted in or discharged from the Navair Pinglist.
The only requirement for inclusion in the Navair Pinglist is an interest in Naval Aviation.
This is a medium to low volume pinglist.

25 posted on 09/15/2009 3:45:11 PM PDT by magslinger (Inside every father is a Bryan Mills waiting to get out.)
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To: paulycy
LOL That's very funny! J Crew and lobstah too.


26 posted on 09/15/2009 4:30:03 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: JoeProBono
Kilt lobsters. The Best!


27 posted on 09/15/2009 5:01:46 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: Daffynition

28 posted on 09/15/2009 5:16:59 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
Yep. Rockland is the place for the big lobster fest.


29 posted on 09/15/2009 5:27:18 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: Daffynition

30 posted on 09/15/2009 5:44:34 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

31 posted on 09/15/2009 5:53:26 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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32 posted on 09/15/2009 5:59:11 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

33 posted on 09/15/2009 6:04:17 PM PDT by Daffynition (If you believe you can tell me what to think, I believe I can tell you where to go.)
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To: Daffynition

34 posted on 09/15/2009 6:22:37 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Squantos; Tijeras_Slim

You have to admit. You are uniquely qualified.


35 posted on 09/15/2009 7:56:06 PM PDT by CougarGA7 (My tagline is an honor student at Free Republic Elementary School.)
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To: CougarGA7

I convert virgins, quell uprisings an drain swamps too but business is slow !


36 posted on 09/15/2009 8:02:48 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Squantos

Lol. It’s that darn global warming drying up the swamps isn’t it.


37 posted on 09/15/2009 10:11:57 PM PDT by CougarGA7 (My tagline is an honor student at Free Republic Elementary School.)
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