When it comes to catching “one in several million” lobsters, Bill Coppersmith’s score is 2.
While fishing in deep-water canyons in the Gulf of Maine with his sternman Brian Skillings on Wednesday, Coppersmith caught a rare bright orange lobster. He named the colorful lobster “Captain Eli” after his 4-year-old grandson.
Robert Bayer, executive director of The Lobster Institute at the University of Maine, says it’s difficult to arrive at an exact number on the odds of an orange lobster. Read More