"Please take notice that this structure is now the property of the Crown and will be demolished on or about March 4".
The local newspaper ran a story about the place on Monday. Four generations of local folk have fished the lake out of this harbour.
I remember going there as a kid, with our dad, being surprised to learn that people farmed the lake just like we farmed the soil.
But the fishermen's lease is to be terminated, and the buildings and a way of life will be demolished in an eye-blink.
|'Save Commercial Fishermen and their Leases'|
Look for an article by John Martinello about the Point Traverse commercial fishery in an upcoming issue of County and Quinte Living magazine.