News From the Top Deck

One of the benefits of being a member of our Skipper Otto’s CSF is knowing exactly which fisherman caught your seafood, when and where, and by using sustainable fishing practices. Making sure that these practices continue to exist can save not only your life as consumers of premium seafood, but also the lives of innocent … Continued


We Are Fortunate and Proud to Have a Tale for Our Every Fish!

June 6, 2014

Skipper Otto’s Fishing Family is coming to the close of an amazing first week of June, sprinkled with the stories of how your fisherman Shaun brought the first sockeye  and spring salmon of the 2014 fishing season all the way from Barkley Sound, in the Pacific Rim Reserve. After starting the week with a little bit … Continued


Musings of a fisherman’s wife on the start of a new season

June 3, 2014

I’ve been married to a fisherman for nearly 12 years now and there’s one thing I’ve noticed about this time of year in fishing families: it’s the excitement. The Fishermen’s Wharf is electric with the excitement of the start of a new fishing season.  Fork lifts are whizzing everywhere in a wharf that was dormant … Continued


Be Informed: Fukushima Update

June 2, 2014

Let’s start our week and summer with good news on the health of our oceans, four years on from the damaged caused by the Tōhoku earthquake and resulting tsunami on the Fukushima nuclear power plant. We researched the latest on the topic because we want our members to know that the Canadian West Coast and Alaska … Continued


Your Fisherman Shaun shares his CSF experience with Foodtank!

May 30, 2014

“We make ourselves accountable to the people that buy our sustainable fish. We can look our customers in the eye and tell them, this is what I fished, where I fished!” says Shaun Strobel talking to the Foodtank about the invigorating feeling Skipper Otto’s CSF gets from connecting consumers directly to fishermen. Right before setting … Continued


As a one time opportunity only our fishing family has decided to extend this year’s member sign-up deadline by one week, until June 7th, 2014! You are a part of our fishing family and you know that our CSF is growing and in 2014 we made the strategic decision to support a larger number of … Continued


Some important notes about how Vancouver pick-ups will work for the 2014 season

May 29, 2014

Hello Vancouver members! We are very excited to start another season! We took your comments and suggestions from last season very seriously, and have updated our pick-up and online ordering system to make it more streamlined. See below for details: ·      You will receive an email whenever you have the opportunity to pick up fresh … Continued


Seafood Delight instead of Seafood Fraud!

May 27, 2014

What if you could have a delicious and healthy seafood dinner, without worrying about where your fish comes from, how it was caught or even if it’s really wild salmon that you’re barbequing? In an industry where one in three fish sold in restaurants or stores is mislabeled, our Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery cuts … Continued


Final Week to Sign-up for Your Vancouver Membership!

May 26, 2014

We remind all Skipper Otto’s CSF friends in Vancouver that you have just until Saturday to get one of the very few CSF member spots left in Vancouver for this year’s season! Sign-up until May 31st and enjoy all the fresh wild sustainable local seafood that our CSF is offering, with full boat-to-fork transparency, and you will … Continued


We Are Bringing West Coast Wild Seafood to Calgary!

May 20, 2014

It’s time to kick-off the 2014 West Coast fishing season in style, with a premium salmon cook-out! We are inviting all current and future members of Skipper Otto’s CSF to come out to the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association in Calgary from 6:30-8:30pm to enjoy our traditional start-of-season free salmon barbeque. All the delicious sustainable seafood products are brought … Continued


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"We love knowing that our fish is fresh and ethically caught, are are even happier knowing exactly WHO caught the pieces we are are enjoying and where they were fished from…"