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Blessing of the Nets – Ceremony at Port Dover Harbour Museum honours commercial fishermen

PORT DOVER – We can all taste the results of the commercial fishing industry – delicious meals a plenty in towns like Port Dover. What the general public doesn’t witness is the risk each fisherman encounters on Lake Erie for weeks at a time. During those moments, it doesn’t hurt to have someone watching over you, which is where the annual Blessing of the Nets and Fishermen’s Memorial Service comes into play. Read the rest here (photo)  12:44