Sneads Ferry fish house closed after nearly 70 years in operation

Published: Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 02:24 PM.

I kept thinking next year will be better, but it never was and it’s because of the rules and regulations,” he said.

He said they had a group of about 30 fishermen who supplied seafood for them regularly. They will continue to work in the area, taking their harvest to the remaining fish houses.

We thank the fishermen and the customers who bought from us,” he said.

Tommy Everett let his brother do most of the talking. The closing, he said, hasn’t really hit him yet.

He suspects that will change once the cold spell ends and spring fishing kicks into gear.

When the boats start running, that’s when it will probably hit me,” Tommy Everett said.

While the fish house has closed, they said the property will remain in the family, and a new generation of Everetts will put it to a new use.

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