It’s Not Just Pot Luck: Cod Pots a Proven Option for Future Groundfish Fishery, Foundation, Chair Says
It sounds like a relatively simple process — toss a baited cod pot over the side of your boat, steam back later and pull in live cod, land it, get it processed and off to market.
It works with crab and lobster, right?
But for cod, it’s not that simple. Cod simply were never caught that way — at least, not commercially.
A demonstration project on Fogo Island off Newfoundland's northeast coast, however, has proven over the past seven years or so that cod potting is an exciting ...