News From the Top Deck


One of our members recently borrowed the smoker to make this scrumptious recipe. Thanks for sharing 🙂 If you want to make this yourself, there are still a few time slots to borrow our smoker for free – check out the doodle poll My Dad’s Awesome (Candy) Smoked Salmon Recipe 2 fish ~ filleted 1 cup … Continued

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Tyee article on Canfisco Fishermen stand-down

July 29, 2013

Fishermen in Prince Rupert are engaged in a Stand-down with Canfisco, the main fish buyer, who has dealt a wage cut for Pink Salmon. Fishermen will now only receive $0.27/lb, a tiny fraction of what customers pay for Pink Salmon. “Fisherman are saying that the price of fish is far less than they can make … Continued

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This week’s salmon fishing

July 27, 2013

Otto & Shaun are just cleaning up after a busy Kerrisdale Market & Emma is packing up from the West End Market. Shaun & Otto will then head straight back up to Port Hardy tonight, and run the boat 10 hours across the sound for a gillnet chum opening  Monday  and possibly also Tuesday.  We’ll … Continued

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Okanagan Fruit CSA – delivery to Vancouver

July 25, 2013

We have been so happy with our Community Supported Model! The connection is creates with our members allows for a more robust food system. Your support ensures we receive a fair price for our catch and are able to survive in an industry dominated by big business. Without caring people like you, many talented independent … Continued

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What to do with Roe?

July 25, 2013

BC chum salmon roe is not only jam packed with nutrients and highly prized around the world for its large size and beautiful color, this seasonal delicacy is also beautifully simple to prepare. To make caviar: remove the skeins and soak the roe in salt water for 5-25 minutes and then rinse with cold water. That’s all … Continued

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Shaun just called from Port Hardy: Otto hauled in over 3,000lbs of chum salmon Monday and Tuesday in Area 8.  He has 270 huge chum averaging 11-12lbs each!  Those are some huge, beautiful, silver-bright chum! Shaun and Otto will spend the rest of the day today picking through the bin to find some of the … Continued

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Halibut, Tuna, and Crabs, oh my!

July 19, 2013

Otto and our other salmon gillnetters have been working very hard for the early part of our season and our other fishermen are working hard, too! Duncan and his dad are heading out halibut fishing this week on board Georgia Girl.  We will keep you posted on how it goes as they fish for their … Continued

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Area 8 Chum Opening

July 19, 2013

Fisheries announced an opening in Area 8 for chum on Monday with a possible extension for Tuesday. Otto is on his way south and will fish this opening and then run to Port Hardy where Shaun will meet him to help process and transport fish home.  Vancouver members can expect a fresh sustainable fish pick-up … Continued

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Video of Rumi’s fillet demo

July 18, 2013

Here’s a link to a video of Rumi, master fish cutter, filleting a salmon. Thanks Kristie for sharing 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RcyFcq0umA

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The fisherman’s guessing game

July 17, 2013

It is based on daily announcements from the Department of Fisheries that our fishermen decide where to travel and where to fish.  The Nass river fishery is now closed for two weeks and likely for the rest of the season.  The Skeena River will not open for at least two weeks.  And so our fishermen … Continued

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