Archives for June 2012

Recent Alum Tries Out Lobstering Before Library School


Roberto Flores '12 lobstering

Lobstering on the 'Buckeye'

Although Roberto Flores ’12 aspires to be a librarian and plans on attending graduate school in library science next year, at the moment he’s spending his days hauling lobster traps, painting buoys, and preparing bait.

Flores is working as a sternman for Bruce King, a lobsterman from Vinalhaven, Maine. The alumnus started his job on King’s 30-foot boat, Buckeye, after graduating in May, and he plans to keep working for King through mid-December.
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Video: Polar Bear Casts a Fly with Mac Lord ’77

During Reunion Weekend 2012 the Polar Bear learned how to fly-cast from L.L. Bean fly-fishing guru Macauley Lord ’77.