Photo: St Lunaire Griquet Crab Fishing Newfoundland

Crab pots line the dock in the harbour of St Lunaire-Griquet in Newfoundland, Canada waiting to be loaded onto this fishing boat.

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St Lunaire Griquet Crab Fishing Newfoundland
Picture of a crab fishing boat in the St Lunaire-Griquet Harbour in Newfoundland, Canada getting prepared for the day.

Pictures from photo gallery: "Newfoundland Pictures"

A way of livelihood for many people in the small town of St Lunaire-Griquet, Newfoundland is crab fishing. Each day when there is no pack ice in sight, this fishing boat loads up the crab pots at St Lunaire-Griquet harbour before venturing out.

With a total population of around 1,000, many people own their boats and spend a majority of their time out on the water when it is safe for traveling. The community of St Lunaire-Griquet leads a very relaxing and calming style of life and besides the crab fishing that keeps the town alive, tourism brings in the majority of its income.In the background, houses and fishing stages line the coastline sitting atop the rocky landscape of St Lunaire-Griquet in Newfoundland, Canada. Once you leave the dock and pass over the rocks farther into town, you will find lush green hillsides that make up the beauty of this quaint town.

St Lunaire-Griquet was once separated into two communities, one being called St Lunaire and the other Griquet, up until the 1950's when they joined forces. Both names were kept and this unique fishing town along the rocky coastline of Newfoundland, Canada is now known to the people and visitors, as St Lunaire Griquet.

Nice accommodations and restaurants are easily found while passing through St Lunaire-Griquet, giving tourists a taste of the peaceful life of this fishing town.

Fishing boat and crab pots in the St Lunaire-Griquet Harbour, St Lunaire-Griquet, Trails to the Vikings, Viking Trail, Highway 436 enroute to L'Anse aux Meadows, Great Northern Peninsula, Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.

This picture is part of the photo album "Newfoundland Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/160 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 25mm.

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