Tag Archives: Commercial Fishing

Those Herring Seiners Are Gonna Be So Pissed!

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BG Brown Summed Up What Was Going To Happen In The Fishing Industry In Gloucester 4 Years Ago

This was filmed in 2010 and it’s only gotten worse. What he predicted back in 2010 is about 10 times worse 4 years later. As I type this a fisherman just left my office. He is 52 years old and … Continue reading

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Ron Gilson’s An Island No More

Thank you Ron for this treasured gift of An Island No More!!! Yesterday on our front porch my husband found a wonderful surprise package, not long a mystery from where it came with a lovely inscription from the author himself, Ron … Continue reading

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Video- "WOULD FISH FOR FOOD BUT CAN’T"

Jim Rohan Makes A Statement In This Video-

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Ron Gilson Discusses Gloucester Fishing in the 20s, 50s and Today Part II

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Ron Gilson Discusses Gloucester Fishing in the 20s, 50s and Today Part I

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Gloucester At Dawn- 4:47AM 5/27/12 The Miss Sandy and Razzo Tied Up At Felicia Oil

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Phyllis A on the Rails From Kathy Chapman

Kathy Chapman writes- The beautiful lines of Phyllis A’s hull will only be visible for a few weeks at the Gloucester Marine Railways. Work on her is being funded by a 2011 Community Preservation Act grant from the residents of … Continue reading

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Gloucester At Dawn- 4:37AM 5/27/12 Dragger Fleet At Felicia Oil

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Commercial Fishing: Rome

Apparently commercial fishing in Rome is alive and well.  In my opinion you can tell how well the boats are doing by how well they are maintained.  These boats are all in good shape and devoid (mostly) of rust so … Continue reading

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Gloucester At Dawn, The State Fish Pier 4:58AM 4/23/12

As always click the photo for the full sized view I dig the reflections especially the red on the wet herring vats in the right hand part of the picture which are reflections of the port side red navigation light … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To set Those DVR’s It’s Wicked Tuna Night! Tonight at 10PM

Click the video below to meet Dave Marciano the fisherman EVERYONE is rooting for! Also check out Dave’s Boat Website-http://fvhardmerchandise.com/

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Coming Soon- Three Lantern Marine and Fishing

(Don’t Call It Three Lanterns) My buddy Tina Greel (who I still can’t wrap my mind around as being a grandmother) is part of the team that will be reopening and expanding the former Three Lantern Ship Supply store at … Continue reading

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Pete Kammerer- The Future Of Commercial Fishing In Gloucester MA

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Gloucester MA Video- 1944 Commercial Fishing On The Cerlew- Video From Ed Rioux

Ed Rioux wanted us to Share this video with our readers- Ed writes- i am now  81 dont think i know you -  may know  family members  from the old days my dad fished  out o gloucester late 30s 40s  … Continue reading

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Banging Out A Lobster Trap Trawl Aboard The Trapper John

Captain Chris Orsillo and Mate Steve Redfern bang out a trawl. What is very encouraging and a testament to the conservation efforts of the lobster industry is how many short lobsters there are that will be there to be harvested … Continue reading

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Eddie Salting The Herring

Bare handed.  Covered with stinging wet salt and herring guts in the warm summer heat. It’s a tough job but hey, Eddie’s a tough guy. you know the drill- click the pics for larger versions

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