Tag Archives: Fishing Industry

Chickity Check It- Casco Bay Boaters Blog

It’s based out of Casco Bay, but there are a ton of relevant fishing industry links and stories from Gloucester.  Well worth a look. Click this text to go to the site

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Beautiful Industry- Working On Herring Net

Gloucester Zen Video coming at 8:00AM Beautiful Industry Working On Herring Net, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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Beautiful Industry- Dory Plug

These plugs went into the bottom of the dories that Grand Banks Dory Fishermen used back in the old days.    They were used to drain water from the dories once they were brought back aboard the schooners. But they also served … Continue reading

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On Board Herring Pump

Cape Seafoods Herring Boat Flushes Its Hold

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Gorton’s Seafoods Gallery At Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center

Getting pictures of stuff behind glass is a challenge, especially without a tripod and with funky lighting but this gives you a little glimpse of some of Gloucester’s fishing past which has been preserved and displayed here.  You just gotta … Continue reading

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State Fish Pier

Many days you can drive by the State Fish Piere on a beautiful day and the boats will be tied to the pier.  10-15 years ago you never would have seen boats tied up on such beautiful days.  The guys … Continue reading

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Ron Gilson Gloucester Fishing History Lesson

Ron Shows Us Old Photos From Gloucester’s Fishing Glory Times click the picture to view-

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Schooner Adventure Sails Into Gloucester 1988 From Ron Gilson’s Collection

While at Ron Gilson’s house I saw this poster sized picture of The Adventure coming into Gloucester Harbor under sail in 1988.  What is interesting about the picture is that if you look at City Hall in 1988 it was … Continue reading

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Tom Ring- Gloucester Fisherman Discusses The Two Month Fishery Closure

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Chickity Check It!-Ron Gilson Author Of An Island No More Is Blogging!

click the link below for Ron Gilson’s TheGloucesterILove.Blogspot.com From Ron- This blog, hosted by noted author and Gloucester historian, Ron Gilson, will commence regular publication on Friday, March 20th, 2009. We look forward to your joining and engaging us as … Continue reading

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Dragger Pamet Door

This is one door out of a set of two which separate the net when it is set off of the stern of the trawler(dragger).  The chains you see are attached to the cable wire which is released from the … Continue reading

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Ron Gilson- Gloucester Fishing Historian Video Interview Part III

Gloucester’s True Fishing Industry Historian, Ron Gilson Talks About Gloucester’s Fishing Past In This Third Part Of Our Video Interview-

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Ron Gilson- Gloucester Fishing Historian Part II

Gloucester’s True Fishing Industry Historian, Ron Gilson Talks About Gloucester’s Fishing Past In This Second Part Of Our Video Interview-

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Ron Gilson- Gloucester Fishing Historian Video Interview

Gloucester’s True Fishing Industry Historian, Ron Talks About Gloucester’s Fishing Past

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Kelly’s Fish House Video Interview Part II

Keith From Kelly’s Fish House Takes Us To The Crab Cooking Room At Kelly’s Fish House-

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Industrial Crab Cooker- Kelly’s Fish House Naples Fl

They can cook up to 500 pounds of crab claws in this industrial cooker.  At first I thought they cooked the entire crab but they rip the claws off and cook only the claws and toss the crab back to … Continue reading

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Kelly’s Fish House Video Interview Part I

Keith at Kelly’s Fish House In Naples Florida Explains  Commercial Crabbing Out Of Naples-

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