News From the Top Deck


Read the full story at CBC.ca. ‘I knew guys that were having nets starting to sink there were so many extra fish’ “Record numbers of chum salmon — two million fish — returned to B.C’s West Coast this year, bringing good news for fishermen fatigued by word of record lows of Fraser River sockeye. “We’ve had … Continued

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Meet your Prawner, Scott Lincez

May 3, 2016

We’re pleased to introduce you to Scott Lincez, your prawner and shrimper! Scott is a first generation fisherman who has been fishing for over 30 years. He raised his 6 daughters near Qualicum BC where he has done just about every type of fishing you can imagine: seining, crabbing, herring, you name it. More recently, … Continued

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Now Offering Oysters!

March 9, 2016

We’re so excited to introduce you to Delia Becker and Scott Rempel, part of a community of shellfish growers on Cortes Island, BC. We’ve spent close to a year getting to know Delia, Scott, their shellfish, and the local shellfish industry, and we are so pleased that we’ve finally found a way to offer live, … Continued

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Business Throws Fishermen A Lifeline, by Nelson Bennett for Business Vancouver

August 11, 2015

Read the full story at Business Vancouver. “Seven years ago, when it had become apparent that the Fraser River gillnet fishery was fast losing the ability to provide full-time work, Otto Strobel, 74, decided it was time to pack it in and pull in his nets for good. His son, Shaun Strobel, had already quit … Continued

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Community Fishery Hits The Spot, by Kathleen Saylors for The Vancouver Courier

May 19, 2015

Read the full story at The Vancouver Courier. Excerpt “We had the brainwave one day: maybe we could apply what farmers have done to agriculture to fishing,” Sonia said. The fishery started in 2008, and has grown to include 1,400 members. Members buy credit into the fishery in $100 increments and pay a small membership … Continued

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