Tag Archives: Bay of Fundy

Driftwood – Beaver River Beach

There’s nothing like the freedom of walking a deserted beach, especially after a storm. You never know what you’ll find, especially if you can get out there before the “professional scavengers” get there on their ATVs. Half the fun is … Continue reading

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Cape Saint Mary’s

Cape Saint Mary’s marks the separation of the Gulf of Maine from the Bay of Fundy and also the entrance to Saint Mary’s Bay. On the inland side there is a deep, shallow bay which contains Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, … Continue reading

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Lobster Cars – Meteghan Harbour

Meteghan is the principal harbour on Saint Mary’s Bay, in the Acadian French-speaking French Shore of Nova Scotia. Although many species of sea creatures are caught, the American Lobster is king here! These floating shacks, called lobster cars, have large … Continue reading

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Wharf Clean-up Crew

The most ubiquitous seabird of them all, where would we be without the omnipresent Gull, often referred to as the Seagull. The most common gull on the eastern shore of North America is this fella, the Herring Gull. Although their … Continue reading

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At Pembroke Cove

This brackish pond is cut off from the sea at Pembroke Cove, Yarmouth County, by a small sand and stone peninsula that can be seen at the distant, far left. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm … Continue reading

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Lady Lisa II – Yarmouth

Take my word for it… commercial fishing is a tough business. Time, the sea and the weather take their toll on both men and women, and machines. The Lady Lisa II has served many, many seasons on George’s Bank and … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

Gone are the days when a small fishing boat would go out for the day with nothing but a compass and a chart. Today even the smallest boats go out with radar, global positioning system receivers, marine radios, cellular telephones, … Continue reading

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Breakwater – Sandford

This massive stone breakwater protects the little fishing harbour of Sandford, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Double-blocks at Rest

These old wooden pulleys are properly called blocks in the nautical world, and because the rope goes through them twice, they are double-blocks. This pair were standing at the ready at the AF Theriault yard in Meteghan River, Nova Scotia. … Continue reading

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Angry Surf – Port Maitland Beach

The high winds of the last few days have created high seas in the Bay of Fundy. These seas are now crashing on the shore, creating large swathes of surf along the beaches. Here at Port Maitland beach they are … Continue reading

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