Tag Archives: commercial fishing

Vol XIX – #126 – Meggen’s Monday

  Sunday morning on the Manitou Passage out of Leland: quite a few boats took advantage of the excellent conditions for fishing. Here’s a glimpse of trap net setting, which requires two boats. The smaller skiff pulls the anchors out into position. After taking a few pictures, I set the camera aside and rolled up my sleeves, fully participating as… Read more »

Vol XVIII – #186 – Meggen’s Monday

  When we travel, as I did over the last couple of weeks, we sometimes find ourselves in fishing villages comparable with the wonderful Fishtown in Leland. Today’s photos are from Fishtown (top) where the dam is wide open and lots of water spilling over; Peggy’s Cove, near Halifax, Nova Scotia (above); and Dipper Harbour near Saint John, New Brunswick… Read more »