Monthly Archives: September 2016

September 29, 2016

Ways To Sleep Outside Without A Tent

Tent is a great outdoor sleeping item. But it has some great catches,. It is heavy, hard to carry and it is very fragile too. So, people are now looking for alternate sleeping measures when they go to outing. Some famous methods are roughing, hanging hammock, bivvy, and traps.Continue reading

September 18, 2016

Full circle

The use of circle hooks in protecting the ecology of fish species was examined. Circle hooks, as traditional tools used in fishing, pose the possibility that the mortality of tagged and released fishes can be reduced. Furthermore, it is speculated that the process can increase catch rates.Continue reading

September 9, 2016

Shrimp-boat orders swamp Gulf builders

The Gulf Coast will be swarming with shrimp-boats as over 100 steel vessels are being built for fishing companies which have been cashing in on the favorable ex-vessel prices and their new-found prosperity and rosy outlook. Shrimp fishery in the Gulf Coast towns such as Bayou LaBatre, AL, is also booming because of low fuel prices and insurance premiums. Many new boat buyers are Asian-Americans who have fled Vietnam.
More than 100 steel shrimpers are either under construction or on order at yards along the Gulf Coast. Solid ex-vessel prices, available money and optimism are fueling the boom.Continue reading

September 2, 2016

Classic West Coast troller updated with aluminum

The F/V Aleutian was upgraded by its owner, Scott Fennell, to increase the 50-year-old boat’s holding capacity. Fennell employed the services of Tom-Mac Shipyard to equip the boat with a new freezer system with a capacity of 17,500 pounds. He also commissioned Tom-Mac to improve the boat’s seaworthiness by installing aluminum hull sides and housings.Continue reading