Before leaving for the fishing grounds this morning Otto made a stop at the Prince Rupert office of The Department of Fisheries (DFO). He needed to pick up a new “fish book” to officially record all the fish that get transferred to his boat from our other fishermen. He also asked for updates on the … Continued
We Have a New Fisherman!
June 26, 2013
We brought onboard a new fisherman, Daniel, from the Hartley Bay First Nation, who has been fishing up North with Otto this week. Welcome aboard Daniel! Getting funds together to pay for the up-front costs of fishing for a season can be very difficult. Traditionally, fishermen are forced to either run up a line of … Continued
Correction: Fresh fish pickups
June 25, 2013
We will be holding either a Thursday or Friday evening pickup (and potentially both) to get you the delicious Nas and Barkley sockeye salmon when it’s as fresh as possible. The Sunday morning pickup mentioned in the last email will not be happening. See a lot of you later this week 😉
Fishing extended – more fresh sockeye!
June 25, 2013
Otto and his fellow fisherman received an extension and are fishing up near the Nass today and tomorrow. This means more delicious Nass sockeye salmon for our members! Shaun is going to head back to Barkley sound to do some fishing on Wednesday. This means more fresh sockeye pickups later this week. We’re aiming to … Continued
Fresh sockeye fish pickup tomorrow (Saturday June 22)!
June 21, 2013News
Otto and his long-time fisherman friends Leonard, Fernando, and Bill had a successful first week fishing and sent down almost 300 beautiful Nass sockeye’s. They’ve been dressed (gutted) and their heads were removed by a processor near the fishing grounds. Shaun is picking them up today and taking most of them to be filleted and … Continued
Our thoughts are with our Alberta CSF members
June 21, 2013
News of the devastating flooding in Alberta has shocked us all. All our members in Calgary, High River, and other communities in Southern Alberta are in our hearts and minds today. Please let us know how you are when things settle down.
First fresh fish pick-up of the year!
June 21, 2013
It was so great to catch up with old members and meet some of our new members at tonights fresh fish pick-up! Here’s a picture of fisherman Shaun showing off some of the beauts, and Shaun’s helpful assistant Oliver showing off his share of the catch
The first fish from the North are on their way!
June 20, 2013
Otto hailed in this morning to say that, after fishing all day and running most of the night down to Prince Rupert, he and Leonard are taking about 100 beautiful, shiny, bright Nass run sockeye salmon in to be cleaned and shipped down to us in Vancouver! Vancouver members can expect an email soon about … Continued
First fresh fish from Barkley Sound this week!
June 17, 2013
Our Vancouver Island fisherman, Rod Roberts, is heading out fishing for the first salmon of the season this week. Shaun and his trusty assistant and son, Oliver (now 5 years old) will drive over to Port Alberni on Wednesday to retrieve the catch. We expect to have a fresh salmon pick-up Thursday night and we’ll … Continued
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