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Tag Archives: Fishing Industry Innovations
These fish baskets are what are used by a majority of fishermen on deck as they sort all the different species and sizes of fish they catch. They are much lighter and clean up alot nicer than the old galvanized … Continue reading
This piece of electronics remotely controls the power block and boom on the Swan Net truck shown below. Swan Net Boom Truck Remote Control, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Swan Net Boom Truck, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
What I didn’t realize all these times watching the Swan Net Boom Truck offload nets was that the power block and boom are actually remote controlled. They have this futuristic control board that clips around the operator’s waist with a … Continue reading
This is the nozzle that gets lowered down into the hold to suck the herring out. Note the round connections. That is a pretty standard size for these transvacs and interchange for quick connecting and disconecting in the event that … Continue reading
Here is a herring boat Transvac. It is used to suck the herring out of the holds of the huge boats. A vacuum is created between the fish and salt water and they get sucked out of the boat and … Continue reading
This is a picture of a coil of ground wire that is covered with discs made from recycled tires. The nets of a dragger travel across the ocean floor and can get caught up on big rocks but with the … Continue reading
Here’s a picture left from the other day when the Western Venture was loading it’s net from the Swan Net Boom Truck. What is interesting about it is how high it sits out of the water so that the opening … Continue reading
As the net reel reels the net on, the crew guide it back and forth so it will be loaded evenly onto the spool. A net this large you wouldn’t want all bunched up in the middle. Western Venture Net … Continue reading
Here you see the men guiding the net off of the boom truck. They are making sure it is spread properly so once it gets loaded onto the net reel on the boat, it will set off from the boat … Continue reading
I wonder how much the nets weigh? I mean the nets these boats tow are enormous, filling up this big truck. My guess is wet they would weigh 18,000 pounds and dry 15,000 pounds. My guess is based on the … Continue reading
Using a portable boom truck equipped with a power block, the huge herring nets are loaded onto the midwater trawler the Western venture at The State Fish Pier in Gloucester. Western Venture Net Loading, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
This is how slime eels get packed. Slime Eel Packing Table, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
The slime eels enter the inverted cones and then can’t escape. Slime Eel Traps, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
Note how he manages to dump the barrel of slime eels with the cigarette hanging out of his mouth. Rockstar! Impressive!, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
Dumping Barells Of Slime Eels, originally uploaded by captjoe06.
More of the new faces of the Gloucester fish packing waterfront- packing slime eels. Preparing To Pack Slime Eels, originally uploaded by captjoe06.