Lobsterman in tiny boat pulls traps by hand

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It is muscle power - not a diesel engine's horsepower - that propels Nat Hussey's lobster boat as he tends to his lobster traps off Matinicus Island, Maine.

In a throwback to the past - with a nod to the environment - Hussey pulls his traps by hand from the cold ocean waters around this island 23 miles out to sea. Rather than use a diesel-powered boat to reach his 150 traps, he has a 15-foot wooden vessel that he rhythmically coaxes forward with two long oars.

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