Local Company Aiming to Hit the Ground Running with Ropeless Gear
The final pieces are falling into place that will allow for ropeless fishing to be commercially utilized.
“We’ve been doing a lot of testing lately with partners and learning a lot,” says Ross Arsenault, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Halifax-based Ashored Innovations.
“We’re getting our gear into its more commercial ready form as we test a few more features that are necessary to get it into the hands of as many fishermen as possible.”
Ashored Innovations began ...
Local Ropeless Fishing Gear Development Continuing
Halifax-based Ashored Innovations is testing the waters with their Rope On-Command (ROC) fishing system.
Since starting in 2018, the ROC fishing system being developed by Ashored has undergone four major design changes, said Ross Arsenault, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer.
“Each prototype iteration has been built in higher volume than the previous batch and tested through multiple trials or pilot projects,” said Arsenault.
“We conduct pilots in as many diverse conditions ...
Smart Buoy Technology Aiming to Provide Ropeless Gear Option for Fishermen
(Above photo) The co-founders of Ashored Innovations (from left): Aaron Stevenson (CEO), Ross Arsenault (COO) and Maxwell Poole (VP Marketing and Product Development). Contributed photo
A smart buoy that will provide a ropeless gear option for crab and lobster fishermen is set to be unveiled this fall by Halifax-based Ashored Innovations.
Initial testing of the smart buoy, which has been designed from a fishermen’s perspective, was slated to began in September. “At the current ...