Boothbay Lobsterman Rescued After Trap Line Accident

Boothbay Lobsterman Rescued After Trap Line Accident

Boothbay Register: East Boothbay [Maine] lobsterman Mike Lewis survived about an hour in the cold waters of the Damariscotta River near Back Narrows on Sunday, Oct. 26 after getting dragged off his boat, Victoria’s Secret, when the trap line got wrapped around his foot.

Lewis said in a written message to the Register that he managed to get the rope untangled from his foot before the trap dragged him under the water too far.

Learn more about the Boothbay lobsterman who was rescued after being dragged off his boat.