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We offer fresh mussels to our members in Metro Vancouver every two weeks. These mussels are for pre-order and sold by the pound, which we suggest as one serving size if mussels are your main course (though real mussel lovers might be able to take on 1.5-2lbs by themselves!) Read more about your mussel grower, … Continued

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Alexa’s Albacore Tuna Poke Bowl

July 27, 2022

With weather like this, it’s so much easier to open the freezer and pull out a loin of Skipper Otto tuna, or even sockeye salmon. Sometimes it’s just too hot to cook! Our Operations Manager Alexa had this exact thought last week, and ended up with an incredible tuna poke bowl for dinner. Her recipe … Continued

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Treasures and More Treasures!

June 24, 2022

The best day on a fishing boat includes sunshine, flat calm seas, and abundant fish. We were so lucky to experience one of those glorious days this time around. So glorious that we had the deck freezers full by 3PM. In all my years of fishing (a total of 8), this was a first. With … Continued

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Seasoned Rookies

June 8, 2022

Pilar Martinelli’s annual lingcod fishing stories are here! This is her fourth year fishing with a toddler on board, alongside her husband Bruce, and the rest of his crew on their 50′ troller, Tantrum No. 1. The challenges of being a mom aboard a fishing vessel never seem to hinder Pilar’s creativity and sense of … Continued

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Eldorado is Back!

June 6, 2022

Guess what? This old salmon gillnetter, Eldorado, is back in the family! Why so excited, you might ask? I mean, let’s be clear: to say she’s rustic is an understatement. She’s definitely no pleasure boat. There are a couple of bunks, a sink, a little fridge and a stove. If you want to shower, you’ll … Continued

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Our latest batch of Arctic char was a special one, hailing all the way from Kannak Lake and Tubliniq Lake in Nunavut. You see, the char in these lakes can only be fished by harvesters holding a special experimental license. Very little data exists on the char populations in these two lakes, but Project Nunavut (the non-profit we work with to get our … Continued

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Grilled Halibut Tacos

May 17, 2022

They may be a funny looking flatfish, but halibut has to be one of our members’ favourite products we offer. Its mild flavour and meaty, flaky texture make it so versatile! These halibut tacos are a great recipe to add to your rotation in the warmer months. Soft tortillas are topped with seasoned, grilled halibut, … Continued

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Celebratory Spinach Strawberry Spot Prawn Salad Recipe

May 5, 2022

In our opinion, adding spot prawns to anything is cause for celebration, so this light and flavourful spinach, strawberry, and spot prawn salad recipe is deserving of it’s own holiday! For this salad, we’ve indicated spot prawns that are already cooked and peeled. If you’re making it with live prawns, you can use these tips. … Continued

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Is There Such a Thing as Sustainable Seafood?

April 29, 2022

Especially since the release of the film “Seaspiracy,” we’ve been seeing a lot more public awareness about the environmental impacts of fishing, and questions about the possibility of sustainable seafood. It’s certainly never been a secret that the global industrial seafood system is harming the marine ecosystem. Margins are thin, prices are unpredictable, and corporations … Continued

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Looking Back at the Three Years Since our Pitch for the Purse Win

April 28, 2022

If you’ve followed us for a while, you may remember three years ago when I won the Forum’s Pitch for the Purse – a prestigious national business pitch competition. This week, the gala finale resumes in person and I am thrilled to return to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver ballroom to watch this year’s finalists. This … Continued

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