Fred Coll and Sons' Fishery

As the Story is Told: Fishing, part 3

In the past years there were regulations regarding the size of the fish caught. When the fish were dipped from the pound net they were sorted before being brought to shore. Any undersized fish would be set free to continue their growth. It was possible to have perhaps a thousand pounds in the net but…

Frank Rose's Fishery

As the Story is Told: Fishing, part 2

The varieties of fish in Lake Erie have varied from time to time but there has always seemed to be one particular kind that the fishermen depended on for their money. They referred to it as their “pay fish”. Back in the earlier days the fishermen prospered on the great herring run. In the early…