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Max St. Amand

In this interview, Max St. Amand discusses his life as a young lobsterman in Stonington. St. Amand shares how he started fishing at a young age doing purse seining, lobstering, and clamming. Koch and St. Amand talk about buying and fixing up boats, changes that he has seen in the fisheries after being on the water for 15 years, how he handles territorial conflicts, and the culture of young people out on the water fishing differently. Finally, he talks about taxes on lobstering and what he loves about fishing and living in Stonington.






Elle Gilchrist

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Suggested citation: St. Amand, Max, The First Coast 2018 Oral History Interview, (March, 29, 2018), by Galen Koch, 15 pages, Maine Sound and Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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