Squid and Calamari at the Cut Bridge in Gloucester, Ma.

Local Gloucester, Ma. fisherman Sean Renard, second shift FedEx foreman, discusses squid fishing at the cut bridge on the Annisquam River in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

Squid make excellent striped bass bait. They're also good eating when fried or cooked Italian style with pasta and red sauce.

Calamari recipes from the Food Network.

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First week of lobstering season: Mike the truck driver

Lobsterman Mike ruminates on how to deal with boaters who steal from his lobster traps. He fills us in on the solar panels he installed at the dock to power his lobster holding tanks.

Finally, the value boat ownership has brought to the relationship he has with his father.

Mike the truck driver reviews the seafood marinara at the Causeway in Gloucester, Ma.

Commercial fishermen oftentimes open seafood restaurants, cutting out the middleman. The Causeway Restaurant in Gloucester is one. The portions are huge; the ambiance, noisy, crowded and hot. Don't wear a tie or nice shoes.

But wow the seafood.

Mike puts his two cents in. His favorite dish: the Causeway's seafood marinara.