STONINGTON, ME – SEPTEMBER 22: Genevieve Kurilec McDonald throws a female lobster back while checking a lobster trap off the coast of Stonington on Monday, September 22, 2014. Kurilec McDonald has been lobstering for 10 years, six as a sternman and four as a captain of her own boat. She just bought a bigger boat, the Hello Darlin’ II, in August. She is the Downeast representative on the Lobster Advisory Council and serves on the Maine Commercial Fishing Safety Council. She is also a full time student at the University of Maine Orono, taking online courses through the Division of Lifelong Learning. (Photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)

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