The Call of the Ocean / The Schooner Era & Harpoon Swordfishing
The Call of the Ocean
In The Call of the Ocean, well-known author Jim Wellman profiles some of the most fascinating men and women ever to answer the call of the North Atlantic.
These modern-day heroes of the sea include:
Richard Gillett from Twillingate, captain of the Midnight Shadow and star of Discovery Channel’s hit television show Cold Water Cowboys.
Marilyn Clark from Magdalene Islands, a rising star in the Atlantic Canadian fishing industry.
Dave Quinton, long-time host ...
2015 Fishery: Hope Back on the Menu
As everyone can attest to, the fishery experiences many ups and downs — in recent years many would argue more downs than ups.
But with 2015 now in the rear-view mirror, a lot of fishermen are nodding in agreement that the year gone by was actually one of the better ones in recent memory. Many of the fishery-related events that made the headlines in 2015 actually had positive overtones — catch rates were up, prices were good and there was little in the way of stakeholder squabbling and ...