News From the Top Deck


With the arrival of the snow last week, winter has finally arrived in Vancouver and that means it’s time to reflect on what we have accomplished together in 2022 and to start thinking about the 2023 season. This year was the 14th season that Shaun and I have run Skipper Otto, and our 8th season … Continued

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Garlic & White Wine Spot Prawns

November 16, 2022

Garlic & White Wine Spot Prawns We are always thrilled to share recipes from our Community Partners, and this one is a tried and true recipe from our friends on Vancouver Island at Country Grocer. It’s also a perfect way to incorporate our flash-frozen spot prawns into a simple and delicious meal to warm you … Continued

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Vietnamese Spot Prawn Noodle Salad

March 2, 2022

With the approach of spring and warmer weather, we’re looking for fresh-tasting light meals that are quick and easy to prepare, yet flavourful and satisfying. This salad roll-inspired Vietnamese spot prawn noodle salad checks all our boxes! What makes this recipe extra special is the combination of the salty nuoc cham dressing, the fresh crispy … Continued

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Frozen Imported Shrimp: What are the implications?

April 21, 2021

As you’ve probably heard, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans recently made the sale of frozen-at-sea spot prawns illegal, effectively stopping the sale of all frozen spot-prawns to Canadian markets. After a lot of pushback, (including from Skipper Otto members!) the DFO has now said they won’t be enforcing the rule this year, but the rule still exists, so … Continued

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The Impact of Your 2019 Membership

June 19, 2019

If you follow us on social media, you may already know that we exceeded our goal of signing up 2800 members for our ten-year anniversary. We are grateful to every single one of our returning members, and we’re delighted to welcome our brand-new members into the Skipper Otto family. This commitment from all of you … Continued

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Our beloved fishing family, Scott and Karen Lincez, are famous for their exquisite spot prawns and shrimp. Scott is a first-generation fisherman who has fished for 33 years (and counting!). We wanted to share their story and why the current fishing industry fails families like theirs. Preparing for prawning Scott and Karen Lincez are based … Continued

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Chilled Spot Prawn Salad

May 15, 2019

With the long awaited return of spot prawn season upon us, we wanted to share our friend Chef Ned Bell’s delicious recipe. This Chilled Spot Prawn Salad is refreshing, healthy, and features our very own sustainable Skipper Otto spot prawns! Ingredients: 16-24 Skipper Otto spot prawns (4-6 per person) 2.5 pints of heirloom tomatoes 2 … Continued

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Betty

Member since 2015

"Thank you for another great year of delicious seafood products. I look forward to continuing my membership with you."