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Lobster season starts in northern New Brunswick

Pink and purple skies greet the start of lobster season in northern New Brunswick on Monday. People gathered at wharves to watch and take photos of the annual launch.

Fishermen took their boats to the waters early Monday morning

Pink and purple skies greet the start of lobster season in northern New Brunswick on Monday morning. People gathered at MacEachern's Wharf near Tabusintac and Miller Brook Wharf near Salmon Beach to watch the annual launch and take photos.

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The first lobster boats leave Miller Brook Wharf.

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Fishermen ready their boats at Miller Brook Wharf before sunrise on Monday.

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Streaks of pink brighten the sky as lobster boats prepare to leave MacEachern's Wharf.

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A lone boat leaves with its crew ready to set the first traps this year.

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The boats make waves as they leave MacEachern's Wharf.

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Lights from the boats reflect on the water just as the sun begins to rise.