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Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:02 pm
by Points North
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The Betty Ann in Suamico,Wi. These fish tugs on the lower Green Bay waters are primarily used in the Perch fishery. See the extended and growing gallery at app.php/gallery/album/2

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http://www.fishtug.com/ The Betty Ann is typical of the smaller fish tugs in the bay of Green Bay. The hulls have less draft for shallow water Perch fishing and for docking well up the rivers.


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https://twitter.com/fishtug These commercial fishing vessels net mostly Perch for local markets.

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Lower Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:05 pm
by Points North
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The Jennie Lou pulled ashore. http://www.fishtug.com/

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The Frank J. A gillnetter employed in the Perch fishery in the bay of Green Bay.

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Re: Fish Tugs Of The Lower Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 1:33 pm
by Points North
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The fishery here employs a variety of boat designs. The lines are not from traditional shipyards in the area known to build fish tugs. There's little doubt some were designed and constructed by the original owners.

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The waters of Green Bay are perhaps the warmest in the Great Lakes during Summer. app.php/gallery/album/2

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Most of these tugs are capable of great speeds. http://www.fishtug.com/forums

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Tom Drzewiecki's fish tugs Maggie Jane And Betty Ann in Suamico,Wi. See the video at


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Re: Fish Tugs Of The Lower Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:36 pm
by Points North
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http://www.fishtug.com/forunms/ Fish tugs docked up the Suamico River in Suamico,Wi.

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Lower Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:12 pm
by Points North

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:24 pm
by Points North
The Casey Bros in Pensaukee,Wi. http://www.fishtug.com/

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Re: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:26 pm
by Points North
These are not really in the Green Bay Waters. They are located along highway 29 West of Green Bay. They are used as a tourist exhibit near Shawano,Wisconsin. It's sad to see fish tugs retired from the fleet never to return to the fishing grounds. It's even worse when they are used as a petty exhibit. The fact that they are still usable adds to the insult.

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The Great Lakes fish tug Butchie B ashore near Shawano,Wisconsin along Hwy 29.

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Another of the Butchie B retired along US Hwy 29. http://www.fishtug.com/

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A once proud Great Lakes fish producing tug now an exibition along a Wisconsin highway.

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Two more fishing vessels retired from the fleet.

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Fish tug along Hwy 29 West of Green Bay near Shawano,Wisconsin. http://www.fishtug.com/forums/

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The Melvin J now used as a tourist attraction West of Green Bay.

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:38 pm
by BillNetter
Love the photos. Thanks for posting.

Re: Fish Tugs Of The Green Bay Waters.

Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:07 am
by admin
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The Casey Bros. a Marinette 35 from the Green Bay Waters. http://www.fishtug.com/forums/