George Joyce


Executive Director — Seafood Processors of Newfoundland and Labrador

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The Forgotten Fishery: Hook and Line on South West Coast of Newfoundland

This past November I visited Codroy Seafoods Inc. who were processing hook and line codfish caught by day boat fishers in area 3PN-4R. Inshore fishers were using traditional baited trawls with mackerel and herring. The majority of the fishers were also employing proper handling techniques, which included a bleeding step, gutting and slush icing. The latter short-term storage quickly chilled the fish, provided additional washing and reduced pressure because of the buoyancy offered by slush ...