Jim Harry Tribute
Jim was born in Willow Grove, PA, and grew up in Wildwood, before moving to Pt. Pleasant in 1957, and to Brick in 1963. Jim was a commercial fisherman and boat
captain for 50 years, working out of both Pt. Pleasant and Highlands. He fished and clammed on his boats, the F/V Althea, the F/V Pat, and the F/V Karin B. He also helped his son, James, on his boat, the Skimmer, also out of Pt.Pleasant. Jim was a Founding Director of the Commercial Fishermen’s Association and the
Garden State Seafood Association, a member of the N.J. Farm Bureau for 20 years, and Director for 15 years, a member of the Ocean County Farm Bureau for 20
years, and its past-President, and a member of the Ocean County Board of Agriculture for 25 years, and its President for 15 years. Jim loved being a waterman, and traditional bayfishing. He was a very active participant in the Hard Clem Relay program.