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2022 Holiday Gift Guide

December 2, 2022

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As you start planning for entertaining friends and family leading up to the holidays, why not share some amazing wild sustainable seafood with them – like a beautiful side of sockeye salmon for the table, or a gorgeous ring of spot prawns as an appetizer? Looking for unique stocking stuffers? Any of our canned salmon … Continued

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Orange Butter & Rosemary Sauce

November 25, 2022

Orange Butter & Rosemary Sauce for Seafood A fun twist on a traditional French Beurre Blanc sauce, with a zest of orange and hint of rosemary. A great sauce to pair with our Arctic Char or any seafood dish from fish to shellfish! Ingredients 2 small oranges (or 1 large) 1/2 cup white wine 2 … Continued

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What We Accomplished Together in 2022!

November 16, 2022

With the arrival of the snow last week, winter has finally arrived in Vancouver and that means it’s time to reflect on what we have accomplished together in 2022 and to start thinking about the 2023 season. This year was the 14th season that Shaun and I have run Skipper Otto, and our 8th season … Continued

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Garlic & White Wine Spot Prawns

November 16, 2022

Garlic & White Wine Spot Prawns We are always thrilled to share recipes from our Community Partners, and this one is a tried and true recipe from our friends on Vancouver Island at Country Grocer. It’s also a perfect way to incorporate our flash-frozen spot prawns into a simple and delicious meal to warm you … Continued

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Grilled Salmon Fettuccine with a Garlicky Lemon Cream Sauce

November 7, 2022

We just love when our members get creative in the kitchen! So when Steve W. a head cook at Fat Wally’s Firehouse BBQ in Metro Vancouver (an award winning competition BBQ team who compete in sanctioned events from Vancouver to the the Italian Alps), was open to sharing his own recipes, we jumped at the … Continued

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Fishing is a difficult industry to plan, but we still like to have an idea of what to expect when! That’s why we do our best to predict what our fishing families will be catching, and when we expect it will be available for our members with our seasonality guide. Remember: these are our best … Continued

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A Day at the Wharf

September 23, 2022

I truly believe that when you create space for a diversity of voices to be heard, that’s when really beautiful collaboration and co-creation happen. This is our theory of change in action: it is through active listening and creating opportunities for voices to be heard that, together,  we build a just and equitable seafood system. … Continued

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Grilled Coho Salmon Flatbread

September 15, 2022

We love this recipe from How Sweet Eats that turns a blackened salmon fillet into a delicious flatbread! It’s such a creative way to spruce up some salmon with unique flavours and textures. Ingredients Salmon: 1 lb coho salmon (other species of Pacific salmon will also work!) 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black … Continued

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Updates on our 5 Pacific Salmon Species

August 25, 2022

With news on record returns for sockeye, followed by conflicting stories about dwindling sockeye runs, it’s no surprise if folks aren’t sure what to think about this season’s salmon runs in BC! That’s why we’ve laid it out for you in our 2022 Pacific salmon update. Read more to learn how the season’s going (so … Continued

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Soy Glazed Sablefish

August 18, 2022

Sablefish is a really fun species to cook with. The high oil content makes it very hard to overcook, even when exposed to high cooking temperatures like broiling or grilling. The velvety white flesh pairs extremely well with this soy glaze that is salty, savoury, and sweet. As Tianna our Member Services Manager said, “this … Continued

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