Gulf of Saint Lawrence - Black Duck Cove - Newfoundland and Labrador - Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie
N 51° 11.803 W 056° 47.977
21U E 514001 N 5671720
Quick Description: Black Duck Cove fishing port is located in Newfoundland and Labrador - Canada.
Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Date Posted: 9/4/2017 3:39:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMWGRY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
Black Duck Cove is a small crafts harbour in Newfoundland, near St. Barbe in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

Black Duck Cove appears in the List of Core Fishing Harbours from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Government of Canada.

Core Fishing Harbours are harbours that are critical to the fishing and aquaculture industries and that are managed, or will be managed, by Harbour Authorities.

"Black Duck Cove is a fishing community located 1.3 kms of Route 430. It was the site chosen by Dr. Wilfred Grenfell, the founder of the Grenfell mission, to build the first mission school in the region. It had a post office for fifty years, which was passed down through three generations.

The first settlers to Black Duck Cove were two fishermen, William Dredge and George Coombs. Today a large percentage of the residents in the community still work in the fishing industry. The community has a fish plant that supports its economy. Black Duck Cove is also known for its traditional accordion players." source : (visit link)
Fishing Types: fin fish, shellfish, crustaceans

Fishing method: nets

fishing season: seasonal

Harbor tour: no


Sale of fish: no

Fish market: no

History: still working

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