Sainte-Therese-de-Gaspe is a municipality, located in the Gaspesie Region of Quebec, with a population of about 1200. The economy of the community is mainly based on fishing and the fishing industry.
Indeed, its harbour is busy with dozens of cod-fishing, show crab-fishing and lobster-fishing boats. A fish processing plant is located near the harbour and the beach, as well as a cold storehouse.
The plant, Gaspe Cured, produces herring, turbot, scallops and, of course, dried cod.
In Quebec, Sainte-Therese-de-Gaspe is considered one of the leading fishing villages. It posseses one of the largest fishing fleets. Visitors will find here, in the southern region of the Gaspe peninsula flat land, numerous farms and harbours.
Travelers may also stop and visit modern fishing port which marries traditional methods with the new techniques.