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…

Fishing boats Morpeth, Ontario

As the Story is Told: Fishing Part 1

…previous section… Fishing Fishing along Lake Erie, in Howard, was for many years a thriving industry with at least four different fisheries in operation. One was at Morpeth known to most as Barker’s Fishery; to the east was a fishery run by Frank Rose; to the west were Colls’ Fishery at Antrim and Bates’ at…