Salt Fish And A Picture Of My Fishing Vessel

“This closed car smells of salt fish, the strong New England and commercial scent, reminding me of the Grand Banks and the fisheries. Who has not seen a salt fish, thoroug-hly cured for this world, so that nothing can spoil it, and putting the perseverance of the saints to the blush? (Henry David Thoreau. Walden)…

Deliverance…… To Go Fishing

DELIVER ME… FROM WHAT THEY WANT ME TO BE. DELIVER ME… FROM WHAT THEY EXPECT ME TO BE. DELIVER ME… FROM THE SCRIPT THEY WROTE FOR ME. DELIVER ME… FROM THE STORY I MADE UP ABOUT ME. DELIVER ME… FROM THE PEOPLE-PLEASER IN ME. DELIVER ME… FROM THE SELF—DOUBT IN TRUSTING ME. DELIVER ME… FROM…

Lobster Trap Stacky-Wacky

People have been asking how we can launch the the boat with this ice…. We can’t… However, we can get our traps down to the harbour and ready for setting day. This is the view from the back of our storage shed at Tignish Harbour (Judes Point). These traps actually belong to fellow fiherman just…

Pimping My Fishing Boat.

Pimping my Hutt Fishing boat with these Polished Stainless Steel deck plates.  I think the proper term is  “hawser”. They are mounted on the washboard and used for tying off lines. Recessed so they do not hook nets or anything.  I need them for attaching docking lines.

Fishing Involves Biodegradable String & Snow?

We had two major snow storms since my last writing. One with over 42 cm of snow Ice and major power outages over the region….. yes, in April… Yep!  As I began typing this post this morning. I had to stop and to see to the clearing of five feet of snow (On the level)…