month : 01/2022 13 results

The Twine Loft – January 2022

Passed On: Rick Purdy – Rockville, N.S. fisherman Purdy, 61, passed away on November 17. Born on February 27, 1960 in Rockville, he was the son of the late Frank and Doris (Earle) Purdy. He worked on the ocean, fishing for lobster and dug for clams in the summer.   Passed On: Christopher Munroe – Port Medway, N.S. fisherman Munroe, 61, passed away suddenly on November 17 at the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Harold and ...

Public Opinion Versus Public Policy

While some of you readers sitting at home might look back at 2021 as a smouldering carry over of the dumpster fire of a year that was 2020, the same can’t be said about the fishery on the east coast. In fact, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many fishermen are reporting that they just had one of their most successful seasons ever. Record or near-record prices for key species such as snow crab and lobster had a lot to do with that, not to mention steady and consistent catch rates. ...

Maritime Marine Supply Hosts Only 2021 Dealer Buying Show in Canada

Maritime Marine Supply made sure all of its product lines were covered at its first annual dealer buying show on Oct. 15, 2021 at the Halifax Convention Centre. The show attracted suppliers from as far as the Czech Republic, the U.S. and dealers from throughout Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Quebec, said Lee Toole vice-president of sales for Maritime Marine Supply. “Our entire product lines were covered,” he said, with 73 displays and 220 product lines represented at the show. “E...