Staff Photo by Gregory Rec
‘THERE ARE GUYS LIKE ME IN EVERY PORT’: Ben Crocker Sr., right, and Tristen Nelson repair lobster buoys in Crocker’s shop in Bucks Harbor last month. Nelson, a 35-year-old Machias lobsterman who kicked a 20-year heroin habit last year, says: “All those years I didn’t even realize that I had the best job in the world. … What a waste.”