British Fishing settlement

Why did the british have fishing settlement in Newfoundland?

Why did the british have fishing settlement ?

Fishing settlements were one way of the British to get their empire larger than the French. By fishing, building boats, shipping boats, and trading they grew their empire. The British also traded the fish. By trading the fish the British would have gotten along with different colonies. The fishermen brought back the fish they caught to the country by drying, and salting the fish. That help preserve the fish for the trip back home.
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How does this relate to the British displacemeant ?

The way the British colonization Newfoundland was by getting it from the French. The French had given control of the north and south to the British. From there the British and French got into war. The reason we think it relates to British displace-meant is because in the south coast of Newfoundland was the great banks of Newfoundland. That relates to British Fishing settlements because the British fishermen did a large amount of fishing in the Great Banks of Newfoundland.The British also traded the fish. By trading the fish the British would have gotten along with different colonies. The fishermens family came to Newfoundland with them to get settled. That was one way for the fishermen to earn more money from the King.