The hardest-working small business people in Maine are the lobstermen. Their metal traps weigh about 40 pounds, which they have to pull to the surface every few days. Hopefully they're holding a couple crustaceans. Many lobstermen anchor in harbors where they cooperatively sell their catches to the harbormaster, who sells it to distributors restaurants, locals or visitors.
This co-op, run by Jim, is on Westport Island at Cushman Cove. It’s one of the smallest - I’d guess no more than a dozen lobster boats.