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Fish Tugs Commercial Fishing Great Lakes Pics

Postby Points North » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:19 am

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The Anschutz Bros netting Native Whitefish on the Door Peninsula.

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The gillnetter Twin Disc lifting near the Apostle Islands. The commercial fishing port of Bayfield,Wi is on Lake Superior.

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From the galleries here at http://fishtug.com . A beautiful day aboard the fish tug Faith II outside of Gill's Rock, Wisconsin. Larry Voight of the Voight Bros Fisheries hooks the buoy to start another gang of gill nets. gallery

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Fish tugs on the Keweenaw Portage. Three Suns, Ritter Bros from 2015. From the gallery of scwhite gallery/album/12 Photo by Kelly Rintala White.

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Spirit docked in Houghton, Keweenaw Portage in 2015. From the gallery of scwhite gallery/album/12 Photo by Kelly Rintala White.

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The"Faith II" is one of the most photographed fish tugs on the Great Lakes that I can think of. It is a photogenic old gal and well taken care of.

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Raising the Dawn, sunk April 2017 after ice-out. Keweenaw Portage Canal, South Entry channel. Photo credit; Graham Jaehnig, Daily Mining Gazette newspaper, Houghton, MI.

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The "Gen" docked in Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin. The tug returned after a February, 2017 Winter trip through the ice of Lake Michigan.

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Trawling for smelt Lake Superior Minnesota sea grant.
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Re: Fish Tugs Commercial Fishing Great Lakes Pics

Postby Points North » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:33 am

Another one of the Voight Bros "Faith II"

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Ready to let loose a gang of gill nets into Lake Michigan outside of Bailey's Harbor, Wi
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Re: Fish Tugs Commercial Fishing Great Lakes Pics

Postby Points North » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:48 am

Ok we're underway setting that gang now.

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All dressed, just ice them and they're ready for market.

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The "Gen" on a nice day in Bailey's Harbor.
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Re: Fish Tugs Commercial Fishing Great Lakes Pics

Postby Points North » Sat Aug 06, 2016 6:50 am

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Beautiful sunrise on ice. Outside of Bailey's Harbor, Wi.

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Trail through the ice we left this past Winter.

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Ice trail through the stern doors.

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Re: Fish Tugs Commercial Fishing Great Lakes Pics

Postby Points North » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:44 pm

The fleet in Hammond Bay,Mi. in Lake Huron. http://www.fishtug.com

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The trapnetter Norska entering Bailey's Harbor,Wi. app.php/gallery

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The Mercury in Bailey;s Haror,Wi. 1978. http://www.fishtug.com/forums/
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