It’s fisherman, bitches.

There’s a woman in Stonington, Maine who is trying to find another gear option for women in the commercial fishing industry. A couple of months ago she asked women who fish for pictures of themselves in their gear or fishing to illustrate how many women are working in the industry. Last I checked, which was just a couple of seconds ago, she had over 250 pictures of some amazing women clad in loose oil-pants, too-long-sleeved jackets, and poor-fitting gloves. Now, when Genevieve (that’s the fisherman of whom I was speaking) first asked for these pictures, I’m not gonna lie, I hesitated. My oil-pants fit OK. Read [email protected]  13:04

  • Dick Grachek

    Great article Monique! I’ve always resented that “fishers” condescension as well, and you really nailed it. Keep writing, please. Your voice is needed.
    Maybe send some things to http://www.fisherynation.com