Category Archives: Fishermen Profiles

Lobstermen In the Office

Johnny Action Dave Jewell Pete Mondello

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Misery

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Jose and Half a Hippie Gillnetting Aboard The Rumors

Photos from Tuffy

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1984 Mark and Tom Ring Fishing Aboard The Black Pearl

Pics From Tuffy

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Gloucester Fishing Throwback- 1983 Scott Swicker, Hussey and Tuffy Fishing Wooden Lobster and Crab Traps Off An Old Wooden Novi Boat

Photos from Tuffy If you don’t think those old wooden lobster traps weighed a whole hellova lot more than today’s wire gear then you don’t know much about then and now lobstering. Look how skinny Swicker was back then…

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Old Christmas Greysole Fishing Trips

Sam Novello writes- Dear Joe, In the past, large Gloucester fishing draggers made annual Christmas fishing trips off the coast of Nova Scotia at a greysole “honeyhole.”  I believe your grandfather may have even found this spot.  From what I … Continue reading

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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. On Wednesday, Skipper James Wood (on the forklift in the video) and his crew … Continue reading

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Warning!!!!! Less Than 12 GMG Caps Left And We Won’t be Ordering More Til Next Summer

  Click here to order your GMG Stonewashed Cap Or Hoodie-   HARDCORE LOBSTERMAN JOHN TODD GOT HIS!!!   Click here to order your GMG Stonewashed Cap Or Hoodie

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The Fleet

Traditionally I suspect when people think of the Gloucester Fleet or Gloucester Fishermen they think of large draggers, wooden or steel.  Fact is probably over 90% of our fleet are boats less than 50 feet in length and most are … Continue reading

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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. Jimmy Santapaola Jr. and his crew of the Amanda Leigh are setting out early … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Coming Ladies!

If your husband is a hard core fisherman you just know he’d love a chum cutter-   All the boats on Wicked Tuna use it- http://chumcutter.com/

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They Still Dry Cod Old School Style In Southern Ireland

Hi Joey- I thought this was an interesting sight to share : located in the midst of Southern Iceland’s lava fields, seemingly endless rows of Cod drying on wooden racks. Best-Janet

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Updated! Photos of Fisherman/woman Statue from Scandinavia

This just in- Hi Joey- I  arrived home from Iceland last evening and was catching up on GMG posts when I saw that Sarah Clark had posted some great photos of other fisherman statues. She commented that she wished she … Continue reading

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More Fishermen’s Statues. This Time From Portugal

Matthew Parisi submits- Joey, I saw your post of the fisherman’s statues from Norway.  In Gloucester their are quite a few folks from Buarcos, Figueira da Foz, Portugal.  It’s where my Portuguese family came from.  Anyway, they have both a … Continue reading

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Huge Thanks To The Captains Of Wicked Tuna- Dave Carraro and Dave Marciano

I’m not sure people around here outside of the restaurateurs and shop owners realize the impact that these guys have had on local business. These hard working fishermen and real life men of character have captured the hearts of America … Continue reading

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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. Peter Parisi replaces rotten boards on his recent acquisition of the 42 foot stern … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It!- WORKING ON THE WATER By John Grossmann A visit with New Jersey’s commercial fishermen

Photography b long time GMG FOB Kevin Henry WORKING ON THE WATER By John Grossmann A visit with New Jersey’s commercial fishermen for the entire story and pictures Click Here

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