They catch cod with the traditional handlining method, which uses one line. This catch method ensures minimal by-catch and a superior product. All Fogo Island Fish product meet these standards, and that's why they are prized by industry-leading chefs and fishmongers.
We work directly with fishers on Fogo Island, Newfoundland.
Hand. Line. Cod.
The National Film Board's 13 minute film Hand. Line. Cod. takes viewers deep inside the world of Fogo Island fishers. Travel with them from the early morning hours, spend time on the ocean, and witness the intricacies of a 500-year-old tradition.