Monthly Archives: August 2012

Erie, PA Presque Isle Bay Messabout

FISH and Cortez were represented at the Presque Isle Bay Messabout in Erie, PA over the weekend. The “Rusty” a reproduction of a Cortez Pole Skiff was on display.  

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Voices of Cortez to be documented, entered into history

THE ISLANDER AUG. 15. 2012 By Mark Young Islander Reporter The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was turning its attention to the village of Cortez Aug. 13-14 as part of an oral history project to record the memories of long-time … Continue reading

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Rusty on display at Erie, PA Small Craft Festival

The FISH Boatworks will have a display of the “Rusty” at the Erie, PA Small Craft Festival next week. This is a reproduction of the pole skiff built abt 1960 by Cortez fisherman and boatbuilder Earl Guthrie for his grandson Rusty … Continue reading

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FISH Board Minutes

Attached are the minutes from the FISH Board meeting on August 6, 2012. FISH+Board+Minutes+August+6,+2012.pdf

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Restored Cuban Refugee Boat Esperanza

by Doug Calhoun, Research Associate  By now the people of Cortez are pretty familiar with the story of the Cuban Refugee boat that the volunteers at the Florida Maritime Museum at Cortez restored.  They saw it when it was first … Continue reading

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