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From the vault - Aug. 17, 1988

The Northern Pen - Aug. 17, 1988
The Northern Pen - Aug. 17, 1988

Noddy Bay fisherman Nimrod Eddison has been spending a lot of time on the wharf lately, but he’s not putting away fish. The fishery in the Noddy Bay area has been particularly poor this summer. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
Noddy Bay fisherman Nimrod Eddison has been spending a lot of time on the wharf lately, but he’s not putting away fish. The fishery in the Noddy Bay area has been particularly poor this summer. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

There was something to do for everyone at the annual Labrador Straits Bakeapple Folk Festival on the weekend. For the younger set, a large crowd was attracted to the dart throwing game where participants like Clifford Cabot (far right) tried to win prizes with an accurate shot. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
There was something to do for everyone at the annual Labrador Straits Bakeapple Folk Festival on the weekend. For the younger set, a large crowd was attracted to the dart throwing game where participants like Clifford Cabot (far right) tried to win prizes with an accurate shot. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

George Henry Williams, owner of the only general store in Eddies Cove East, spends his time working on his house, fishing with his son, and tending to customers at his store. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
George Henry Williams, owner of the only general store in Eddies Cove East, spends his time working on his house, fishing with his son, and tending to customers at his store. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

As the summer nears its end, the harbor of St. Anthony swarms with people who wish to catch enough cod fish to provide meals for the winter. They may not be fishermen, but may be teachers, mechanics or doctors. The occupation of these people does not show as they are busy jigging codfish, cleaning, salting, spreading and drying them. Gilbert Kinsella, was among those who ventured to the fishing grounds last week to catch his winter meals. Found at this wharf, on the edge of the harbor, Mr. Kinsell spread his “rounders” onto his flake. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
As the summer nears its end, the harbor of St. Anthony swarms with people who wish to catch enough cod fish to provide meals for the winter. They may not be fishermen, but may be teachers, mechanics or doctors. The occupation of these people does not show as they are busy jigging codfish, cleaning, salting, spreading and drying them. Gilbert Kinsella, was among those who ventured to the fishing grounds last week to catch his winter meals. Found at this wharf, on the edge of the harbor, Mr. Kinsell spread his “rounders” onto his flake. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

On hand to get the annual Labrador Straits Bakeapple Folk Festival under way on Friday was Charlie Power (center), minister of rural, agriculture and northern development. He was ably assisted by: (l-r): Kelly Saulter, Russell Hancock, Mr. Power, Ian Currie and Jessica Pike. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
On hand to get the annual Labrador Straits Bakeapple Folk Festival under way on Friday was Charlie Power (center), minister of rural, agriculture and northern development. He was ably assisted by: (l-r): Kelly Saulter, Russell Hancock, Mr. Power, Ian Currie and Jessica Pike. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

This recent scene at the wharf in Blanc Sablon is typical of the Southern Labrador communities from L’Anse au Clair to Pinware. Inshore fishermen are reporting poor catches and Eagle River MHA Eugene Hiscock says they have been abandoned by both the provincial and federal governments. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES
This recent scene at the wharf in Blanc Sablon is typical of the Southern Labrador communities from L’Anse au Clair to Pinware. Inshore fishermen are reporting poor catches and Eagle River MHA Eugene Hiscock says they have been abandoned by both the provincial and federal governments. - NORTHERN PEN ARCHIVES

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