Once again, fishing communities along Nova Scotia’s South Shore will be decking waterfronts with boughs of lobster traps and buoys in celebration of both the lobster fishery and the upcoming holiday season. In the Municipality of Barrington, the 13th annual...
In a lead up to this years’ Yarmouth Shark Scramble, a life-size replica of the record-setting mako shark caught during the 2004 Yarmouth Shark Scramble has been installed at Rudder’s Wharf on the Yarmouth waterfront. The shortfin mako shark was...
After a scaled back affair for the past two years due to COVID-19, the Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival will be back pre-pandemic style this year. “We’re excited to finally be planning on having a more normal Tournament and Festival...
A memorial for the six crew members of the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis will soon stand on a wilderness trail in Annapolis County, overlooking the Bay of Fundy where the vessel went down. The Chief William Saulis was returning...
The Moncton Coliseum will once again host Atlantic Canada’s largest commercial marine event this Friday and Saturday. Fish Canada Workboat Canada, now entering its 20th year, welcomes those who make their living on, in, and around the water. This...
The start of the LFA 33 and 34 lobster fishery and the Christmas season are being celebrated in southwestern Nova Scotia this year with three community lobster pot Christmas trees and a buoy tree.
Final decisions on whether or not the Yarmouth Shark Scramble and Wedgeport Tuna Tournament will go ahead this year are going down to the COVID-19 wire. Initially, both events were planned to be a...
One month and a day after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis went down in the Bay of Fundy on Dec. 15, 2020, the vessel was found using side scan sonar. Sonar exploration for...
As the new year dawned, the search continued for the Chief William Saulis and the five fishermen who went missing with the vessel in the early morning hours of Dec. 15 in the Bay of Fundy.
Lobster trap Christmas trees are once again decked out for the season on Cape Sable Island and Port Mouton on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. This is the third year for the tree at the...
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