CHIASSON’S JOURNAL 06

CHIASSON’S JOURNAL 06

An aspiring waterman’s journal. This blog journal will encompass my outdoor ocean experiences for the month of June 2020. I’m a commercial fisherman, spear fisherman, and surfer. These are my stories. Enjoy. This weeks been hard. I worked 10 days straight putting me at a total of 89 hours from June 1st through June 10th. From Journal five a reported the 4th-7th this post will be through the 8th to the 11th of June. My hands were sore on June 8th,…

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Chiasson’s Journal 05

Chiasson’s Journal 05

An aspiring waterman’s journal. This blog journal will encompass my outdoor ocean experiences for the month of June 2020. I’m a commercial fisherman, spear fisherman, and surfer. These are my stories. Enjoy. The Crawl Begins. 6/4-6/7 Thursday 6/4 was another slow day. We hauled through four strings of gear and the exhaustion was real. Usually at this time of year we’d reach the quota by finishing half that. It really is a lot of gear to push through every day, and…

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Chiasson’s Journal 04

Chiasson’s Journal 04

An aspiring waterman’s journal. This blog journal will encompass my outdoor ocean experiences for the month of June 2020. I’m a commercial fisherman, spear fisherman, and surfer. These are my stories. Enjoy. June 1st – June 2nd – Hauling. I woke up at 4am rolled out of bed excited for the first day of the season. At the docks at 4:55am I was greeted by Captain Savage, and an old familiar face, Papo. Papo is loud, six foot tall, US…

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Chiasson’s Journal 03

Chiasson’s Journal 03

An aspiring waterman’s journal. This blog journal will encompass my outdoor ocean experiences for the month of June 2020. I’m a commercial fisherman, spear fisherman, and surfer. These are my stories. Enjoy. Day 2: Setting Nets May 30th, 2pm, Rye harbor, outgoing tide. Work started late today, the winds were blowing 28-30 kn west, just a few miles offshore. The wind laid down just after noon so Jon gave the order to load up the boat. From the pier I…

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Daily Create Week 2 (2)

Daily Create Week 2 (2)

For todays daily create #tdc3060 I was asked to collaborate myself and my favorite book into a piece of art and what the title would be. I choose ‘Surf is Where you Find it’ by Gerry Lopez. A prominent figure in the shortboard revolution in 1970s and a teacher of yoga in Indonesia today. This book represents a collection of dream sessions stories from Gerry’s youth. I decided to incorporate myself into the book cover and title, hope it comes…

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Chiasson’s Journal 02

Chiasson’s Journal 02

An aspiring waterman’s journal. This blog journal will encompass my outdoor ocean experiences for the month of June 2020. I’m a commercial fisherman, spear fisherman, and surfer. These are my stories. Enjoy. Day 1: Maintenance May 23rd, 5:45am, Rye Harbor. Today marks the latest start of my summer season that I have ever experienced. The Covid pandemic earlier this May caused the fish market demand to drop. May usually brings a fruitful catch for the F/V Taylor Mae down in…

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DAILY CREATE WEEK 2 (1)

DAILY CREATE WEEK 2 (1)

For todays daily create assignment ds106dc #tdc3059 I took a picture for a postcard of aa new home to me. This year due to the coronavirus I cannot live with my grandmother in her beach house. Definitely an interesting transition, but you never know what life can throw at ya ! I used preview and vsco to create this image.