News From the Top Deck


More Nass fishing

July 10, 2013

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Otto hailed in this morning to report that our crew brought in 150 sockeye, 2 coho, and 600 pinks yesterday.  Fisheries is not allowing chum retention this week, but not to worry – there will be plenty more chum later this year.  These fish are headed straight to cold storage to ensure that our out-of-town … Continued

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Where are the fish heads?!?

July 9, 2013

A lot of our members have been asking where the fish heads are this year. We wish we could have the heads on too – the uncertain nature of being a small-scale fisherman in a field dominated by big business is making it difficult for us to arrange this and we appreciate your patience and … Continued

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Fillet videos?

July 9, 2013

Did you happen to get a good video of Rumi demo-ing filleting at the last pick up?  if so, would you consider sharing it with your fellow members? Send your video to [email protected] and she will upload it right away. Thanks!

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Balance confirmations

July 9, 2013

We’re running into an issue with our website provider where the balances aren’t being properly updated on our members side. When you order a fish online, you are charged a price estimate. After the pickup, I go in to adjust the price based on the weight of your actual fish. What’s happening is sometimes in … Continued

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Fish Fillet Demonstration at the Next Fresh Fish Pickup!

July 4, 2013

Rumi, our lovely third-generation fish cutter, has offered to teach our members how to properly fillet a fish. You don’t want to miss this free, hands-on demonstration. Rumi has filleted hundreds of thousands of fish during her career, and loves to share her know-how. No fillet knife, no problem!  Rumi only uses basic knifes and … Continued

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Otto and the guys fishing up north had 2 more busy days of fishing on the Nass River run yesterday and today!  Together, they caught 149 sockeye, 12 coho, 85 chum, and, get this . . . 767 pinks!  Holy cow, that’s a lot of delicious fish on its way to our members!  Otto reports … Continued

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Note about Transport and Processors

July 4, 2013

We love our members because you are the reason small fisherman like us keep on fishing for sustainable seafood. It is very difficult to not only sell your fish, but also to transport and process it if you’re not a big business. After Otto and the gang catch your fish, they take them to a … Continued

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Update from Otto!

July 4, 2013

Otto, Daniel, and Leonard are having a successful week fishing. The Nass has been open two days and they have already caught 337 sockeye, 73 chum, and 220 pink salmon. Way to go, guys! They are totally exhausted but feeling happy and resting up for another big fishing day tomorrow. We’ll have a fresh fish … Continued

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Oak Street Market

July 4, 2013

Several of our members have requested we be at the Oak Street Market, so we have picked up a couple of markets there this summer. We will be there next week (Wednesday July 10th) from 3 – 7 PM. See you there! Location: Unitarian Church of Vancouver, Oak St. and West 49th Ave.

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Update on Nass Fishing

June 27, 2013

Many of you who have been part of the CSF for years know that the Nass openings often don’t last long or don’t open at all.  You will be happy to know that the run is strong this year!  Our fishermen had 2 days last week, 2 days already this week and Fisheries announced they … Continued

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Nancy

Member since 2018

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