Newfoundland and Labrador: Fishing for the future – a two-part series

Since he was 12, Trent Emberley fished with his father. Now many years later, they still fish together. This generational bond through fishing was common throughout the lineages of Newfoundland and Labrador. But today, many in the province are calling it a rare sight. Even rarer, now at the age of 23, Emberley has signed off on his own inshore fishing enterprise. With his required five years experience as a full-time harvester, his level II certification, and massive investments for his boat and quotas begun, the Southern Harbour man has laid the foundations for a career in the industry.,,,>click to read part one<The Prime Berth Fishing Heritage Centre, the first structure past the causeway into Twillingate Island, is run by owner and harvester David Boyd. “One of the goals is to see the licences in Atlantic Canada remain in the hands of independent owner/operators, not to corporations or processing companies. >click to read part two<09:45

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