Weborg's gill-net tug Ranger and Rick Johnson's tug FreitagBrothers at Rowleys Bay
Charlie Henrikksen wheeling in his gill-net tug Mercury coming into Sand Bay.
Commercial fisherman Kenny Koyen at Jackson Harbor
Jay Virlee left and Dennis Hickey manuever the boat into the pot of a pound net in North Bay.
Commercial fisherman Jake Ellefson working on a gill net.
Gill-net tug Shelly once owned by Joe LeClair in Jacksonport. Moored at Manistique MI.
Hickey Brothers and crew in a trap-net boat in Baileys Harbor
Pound net set up in North Bay
Dennis Hickey in the Southwester
Jeff Hagen clearing whitefish from a gill net in the Jane.
Hickey Brothers gill-net tug Southwester in winter mooring at Baileys Harbor.
Kenny Koyen's gill-net tug leaving Jackson Harbor.
Jeff Hickey in the trap-net boat Leif in North Bay.
The gill-net tug Ida S. inbound to Algoma. Photo by Wendell Wilke
Jake Ellefson and Jeff McDonald cleaning whitefish
Gill-net tug Mercury moored at Sand Bay in Door County
Jeff Weborg's gill-net tug Ranger moored in Gills Rock at the Weborg Wharf.
Jeff McDonald's gill-net tug in her winter mooring at Detroit Harbor, Washington Island.
Seger's gill-net tugs Islander and M&R in the fog at Sheboygan
Gill-net tug LaFond breaking ice in Algoma. Wendell Wilke Collection
Walter Jorgenson & Jake Ellefson icing down the days catch of whitefish at their shed in Jackson Harbor, Washington Island, WI.
Dennis Hickey and crew member Jay Virlee harvesting whitefish from a pound net in North Bay, Door County, WI.
Hickey Brothers trap-net boat Sheepshead in Baileys Harbor, WI.
L to R: Jeff Hickey at lifter, Jay Virlee, and Dennis Hickey at the lifter table in the gill-net tug Southwester.
Mark Nelson and his gill-net tug J.B. Nelson inbound to Sheboygan steaming past the pierhead light. April 2008.
The gill-net tug C&Rheading out of Jackson Harbor, Washington Island, WI. in the predawn with Skipper Jeff McDonald and longtime fisherman Jake Ellefson to harvest whitefish from Lake Michigan. October 2008.