Wired to go at V&R Traps in Yarmouth

v&r trap, yarmouthLobster fishing has evolved enormously over the decades, with changes in regulations, boats, markets and gear. After learning of the wire lobster traps invention in New England in the early 1970s, businessmen Louie Vacon, Edward Vacon, John Vacon and Bill Reeves tried introducing them to southwestern Nova Scotia lobster fishermen. Early attempts were met with skepticism, but after years of persistence from V&R Traps, local fishermen came aboard with the idea that “Wire was the future.” Video, Read the article here 10:51

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