The History of Long and Brier Islands

First Lobster License

by | May 22, 2021 | Brier Island, Long Island, Miscellaneous | 0 comments

The first Lobster License was issued in Feb. 1892. Anyone fishing lobster traps will need a license. The cost is .01 cent per trap. Each boat and buoy or other apparatus shall be stamped or branded as in the license. A fine of $20.00 for not having a license.

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