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What They Were Thinking: Setting up for winter

Greg Torhan, cleaning a 32-foot Blackfin after removing it from the waters of Marina Bay in Quincy.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Greg Torhan, cleaning a 32-foot Blackfin after removing it from the waters of Marina Bay in Quincy.

Every Sunday, Boston Globe photographer Stan Grossfeld asks the subject of one of his photos to explain what's happening in the shot.

Who’s up today: Greg Torhan, cleaning a 32-foot Blackfin after removing it from the waters of Marina Bay in Quincy, Dec. 4, 2012.

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Torhan: “We’re almost done for the season in a week or two. We’re lucky it’s not cold. We got a mild week so we’re going to pull as many as we can. I was thinking, Thank God this wasn’t a very bad boat. Some boats are covered with barnacles and fish eggs and all sorts of stuff. I’ve seen 6 inches thick of fish eggs and about 200 pounds of mussels on them. Spaghetti, a little olive oil, a little garlic butter? Nah, I don’t think so. I just wouldn’t eat ’em. I’m not into that. We get rid of ’em.”

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