Longliner docked at St. John's, 2007
Longliners became increasingly popular in the Newfoundland and Labrador inshore fishery during the second half of the 20th century. These vessels could travel further and faster than dories, punts, and schooners, and allowed fishers to reach productive fishing grounds with greater ease than ever before.
Photo by Jenny Higgins. Reproduced by permission of Jenny Higgins. ©2009.