Fish Talk: How It's Caught: Wild Alaskan Halibut & Sablefish (Black Cod)

Fish Talk: How It's Caught: Wild Alaskan Halibut & Sablefish (Black Cod)

Fish Talk: How It's Caught: Wild Alaskan Halibut & Sablefish (Black Cod) It’s been a long winter, but the daylight hours are waxing on every day, just like the itch to get back out on the ocean. The heavy frost that greets the dawn shows less and less with each passing week. More signs of an ocean coming out of hibernation hint towards the coming bloom of spring. The herring are starting to show in the harbor, and the Longtailed Ducks that have taken refuge all winter long in our protected waters have moved on. Whales, sea lions and countless sea birds have made...

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Fish Talk: Is Fresh Fish Really the Best Fish?

Fish Talk: Is Fresh Fish Really the Best Fish?

Is Fresh Fish really the Best Fish?  Fresh seafood is frequently assumed to be the best seafood, but is it really? This desire for “fresh” is something that has long been held by fish consumers, and until recently it was absolutely true. We can all agree the word “fresh” has a great appeal – especially in the seafood world. But the general assumption is that “fresh” equals “quality,” and this is where most seafood consumers are mistaken. Quality seafood is what we’re after, and to get the best quality of fish, always selecting the “fresh” option won’t produce the results you’re...

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April Fool's Fish

April Fool's Fish

Find out the backstory on April Fool's and what it has to do with fish!

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Wild Alaska Season 2021

Wild Alaska Fishing Season 2021

Wild Alaska Fishing Season 2021! We were excited to learn that the experts who manage the great Alaskan fishery decided to open the 2021 Alaska fishing season early! They are kicking it off with a halibut and black cod longline season which began in early March. This decision was due to the pandemic disrupting the 2020 season. Our fisher-family is beyond excited to get back out on the water! So what is a long line and how is it used for fishing? Here's a hint...it involves...wait for it...a long line! And also, a snood! A snood is a short line attaching...

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