News From the Top Deck


Flyer specials on sockeye abound – but where are they from? Not BC! Not Alaska! Not anywhere recognized as sustainable. Here’s an example: on the front page of today’s Buy-Low flyer is photo of some lovely bright sockeye salmon. The photo is cleverly placed right under the “BC Day” Headline and provincial flag to make … Continued

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First day fishing in Skeena opening

July 13, 2012

Otto just called with an update from the fishing grounds off the opening of the Skeena river! To give you an idea of his day: – up at 3:45am to travel to the fishing grounds – net in the water by 6am – by 10:30am, 82 sockeye on board – its a sunny day but … Continued

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Duncan’s Halibut

July 9, 2012

Just got this email from Duncan, our Halibut fisherman with some details and photos about how they fish.  Can’t went to eat our first fillet this week and I know our members are looking forward to the first halibut pick up tomorrow night! “Our Halibut were caught in management area 5c which is the Hecate … Continued

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Parting Ways

July 1, 2012

Good morning and Happy Canada Day! After almost two weeks in cramped quarters, mixed weather and truly spectacular scenery, it’s time for me to leave Otto and Boris so that I can continue on to Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands) for my own personal adventure. This has been a once-in-a-lifetime trip; it’s hard … Continued

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Leaving the Fishing Grounds

June 28, 2012

After a restful night tied up in Port Edward, we went over to the packers’ dock to unload the salmon, get it in bins and get it on the truck heading down to Vancouver. For the bigger boats, there’s a machine I can only describe as a “fish vacuum” that sucks the fish out of … Continued

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Noreen

Member since 2017

"Really appreciate your customer service and love the labeling with the fisher stories and of-course love my fish!"