Grand Bank fisherman launches rebuilt boat

Grand Bank’s Jason Matthews, unlike most Fortune Bay fishers, didn’t get much of a break this past winter. Once the 2017 fishing season wound down in late October, he pulled his 40-ft. Cape Island boat out of the water and immediately started to rebuild the craft to a design much more to his liking. For five months he had his “nose to the grindstone” changing the vessel completely. With the help of a couple of friends he cut one foot off the length of the vessel and changed the deck from a “drop deck” to an entirely flat one,,, >click to read<11:18

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