Jonesport-Beals High School Local Fisheries Knowledge Project | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Jonesport-Beals High School Local Fisheries Knowledge Project

  • Collection DOI:
    Principal Investigator:
    Linda Church, Pam Smith
  • This collection was designed to preserve the maritime heritage of Jonesport-Beals are and to document changes in fisheries down through the years.

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
John Faulkingham Jonesport-Beals High School Local Fisheries Knowledge Project

John Faulkingham, a 63 year old fisherman and entrepreneur, talks about offshore cod fishing, lobster fishing and clamming. He tells of close calls on the water and the hard life he had in his early years of fishing.

Brittany Sawyer, Martin Alley, Misty Jo Blount Jonesport, ME NOAA/NMFS Local Fisheries Knowledge Pilot Project
Tuddy Urquhart Jonesport-Beals High School Local Fisheries Knowledge Project

Tuddy Urquhart, a 77 year old fisherman talks about how the fishing industry has changed over his lifetime. He discusses the changes in traps, buoys, warps, and how technology has changed fishing. He also notes the character changes in fishermen over the years.

Brittany Sawyer, Martin Alley, Misty Jo Blount Jonesport, ME NOAA/NMFS Local Fisheries Knowledge Pilot Project