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Newfoundland fishermen featured in Xbox Canada series celebrating new game launch

What happens when you pit a crew of Newfoundland fishermen against a crew of Xbox gamers is something the world will find out when an online content series launches next week. Three of those fishermen — Rick Crane of Cox’s Cove and father and son Rick and Conway Caines of Port Saunders — are no strangers to the public after having appeared on the Discovery Channel’s “Cold Water Cowboys.” Christina Verdurmen, Xbox Canada’s senior marking manager, said the series was created to celebrate the launch of Xbox’s new game “Sea of Thieves.” >click to read< 10:49

Cox’s Cove fisherman selling cod to outside markets

Rick Crane was back home Friday after a solo four-day road trip, less than a hour of which was spent selling high-grade catch dockside in Quebec. In about 45 minutes Crane said he had cash in hand from the sale of 2,619 pounds worth of fresh Atlantic cod, which was caught, filleted washed, packed and frozen in 20-pound boxes, loaded on a covered U-Haul trailer, and delivered from fishers he’d teamed up with from Twillingate and Green’s Pond recently. click here to read the story 19:33

From skiffman to skipper: Cox’s Cove man becomes Cold Water Cowboy

The newest skipper to join the cast of Cold Water Cowboys says Discovery Canada threw him into the deep end. Not only was this his first foray into television, but the fisherman was also asked to perform a job he’d never done. “When you shove someone out of a skiff that don’t have a clue, it’s a challenge that’s for sure,” Rick Crane told CBC Radio’s Corner Brook Morning.   Crane said he was first approached by the show when it was looking to cast a young skipper. But, at that time, he had issues with his boat and wasn’t able to film.  Read the article here 12:53