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Bacon Wrapped Salmon Medallions with Burnt Lemon Cream Sauce Looking for some decadent holiday or New Years Eve dinner inspiration? Well have we got the recipe for you! Our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, has created a fantastic twist on a classic: bacon wrapped tenderloin and has paired it with a creamy lemon sauce, … Continued

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Grilled Teriyaki Salmon

November 17, 2023

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon with Vegetables This recipe is sure to become a go-to for quick weeknight dinners! On a recent trip to England, our friend and BBQ master, Steve W, was inspired by a meal he had at his favourite seafood restaurant – Coleman’s Seafood Temple on the eastern seaboard, and came back inspired to … Continued

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What we expect in 2023: 5 Pacific Salmon Species

July 4, 2023

We are happy to share that the salmon season has begun, and our fishers report a good start to the season! That said, we wanted to provide our members with an update on what we expect for the season ahead, and which salmon species will be available for 2023. Sockeye Salmon  From all accounts, it … Continued

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Sustainable Salmon in 2020

June 15, 2020

I’m not sure if you heard the news, but back in October 2019, an organization representing the larger seafood companies in BC announced that they were voluntarily withdrawing from the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) sustainable fisheries certification program for sockeye, chum, and pink salmon. This means that sockeye, chum, and pink salmon caught in BC … Continued

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Getting Chummy – How We Grade Our Chum Salmon

August 20, 2019

Would you believe that these three fish are all the same species of salmon? They are all at different phases of spawning, but they’re all Oncorhynchus keta, better known as chum salmon! In a year where chum is one of the most abundant salmon species, we thought we’d help our readers learn to appreciate the value of chum salmon at every phase … Continued

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Holistic nutritionist, and Skipper Otto’s member, Melissa Evanson continues her series of nutrition-focused blog posts with a look at our wonderful chum salmon. Have questions about seafood and nutrition? Email us at [email protected] with your questions and Melissa will answer them on our Facebook page. Chum salmon, also called keta, dog or silverbrite, tends to be the least known … Continued

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Sandy

Member since 2015

"Knowing my fishermen means I know that the quality if the seafood will be great, I am not contributing to overfishing, and that no slave labour was used to catch what is put on my table."