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Avery Waterman

Avery Waterman, a 20-year-old lobsterman from North Haven, ME, speaks about where he predominantly fishes for lobster while highlighting the changes he has noticed since he began lobster fishing, his current concerns of the impacts of government decisions related to the lobster fishery, and the reality of commercial fishing in North Haven.



Molly Graham

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Suggested citation: Waterman, A. (2018). Voices of the Maine Fishermen's Forum 2018. Oral history interview with Avery Waterman by by Natalie Springuel, Kaitlyn Clark, and Galen Koch on March 2, 2018. Maine Sound & Story.


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