My friend and I chuckled over coffee as he told me a big U.P. Fish story…He
caught 25 Bluegill’s Wednesday in the Gwinn area of this week. They fought nicely he said.
Then you read about a story like this. A whopper of a Lobster was caught.
I would say Red Lobster would love to have had this one. However, It was caught and released.
On 2/24/12 this Maine man caught a 27lb lobster.
It’s big, but not the biggest. The World record is 44 lb. A colossal, 27lb lobster has been caught off the Maine coast – but thanks to a kind-hearted fisherman, it won’t be
heading for the pot.
Robert Malone, from Cushing, caught the crustacean in
his shrimp nets last Friday. He turned the lobster – the size of an average three- nets last Friday. He turned the lobster – the size of an average three- year-old – over to the aquarium at Boothbay Harbor.
The lobster, dubbed Rocky after it was found in the Rockland coasta area, is 40 inches long and weighs in at 27lb …”