Captain Larry Sears was friendly, well-liked and a passionate and innovative fisherman

Sears, of Shag Harbour, died Monday after being pulled overboard while lobster fishing in the Cape Sable area off Nova Scotia’s South Shore. Sears was a noted figure in the swordfishing industry. Troy Atkinson, president of the Nova Scotia Swordfishermen’s Association, which represents long-line swordfish fishermen, said Sears was well liked. “He was one of those people who was quiet, but when he talked, you listened. He was very knowledgeable and very well-respected in the community. He spoke with wisdom when he spoke.” Read the rest here 14:37