Wesley H.

Back Bay, New Brunswick

Anglophone East Regional Heritage Fair (Hopewell Cape)

Herring Fishing: Then and Now

Describes the herring fishery, how it use to be and the changes it has gone through.




What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

How the weirs are built, the process that the fishermen go through to catch their sometimes small catch.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

The hard work that has gone into the fishery, past and present. The changes to the fishery and somethings that are the same.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

It's all hard work but the way things use to be done compared to nowadays.