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Lobster Fishers of Ballantyne’s Cove – Yea Buoy!

Oct 22, 2017 | Land & Sea

Yea Buoy!

Dylan Beaton, Ty Dunnett

Vessel name: Yea Buoy!

Age of boat: about 30 years

Reason for name: “They rejected about six other names I tried to get.”

Berth: Off the lighthouse

Obtained licence from: Tommy MacEachern

13 or 14 years fishing

fifth season with his own gear

4 years fishing

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Photos – Cassie MacGillivray and Kathryn Collicott

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