Once a Farmer at Heart, Man Builds Family Fishing Enterprise
Pictured above: Members of the Ellis family: Kathyrn, Carolyn, Diane and Stephen.
Stephen Ellis had planned to be a farmer.
The youngest of 10, he wanted to farm the land that had been in his family for generations.
But sometimes life takes you in another direction.
For Stephen, now 60, that direction was to the water and fishing off the coasts of all four Atlantic provinces.
From his early beginning as a deckhand on his father’s lobster boat to owning five fishing boats, ...