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Fred Wahl Modernizes Miss Berdie

Fred Wahl Modernizes Miss Berdie

When she came into the Fred Wahl shipyard in Reedsport Oregon, the Miss Berdie was a fine looking boat with a bright red hull. When she left the yard this summer she was still a fine looking red... Full story

Delta Seiner Sponsoned

Bruce Marifern operates the 1980-built F/V Freedom primarily as a salmon seiner and contract tender. Marifern has a small family fishing operation out of Petersburg, Alaska and runs equipment in... Full story

New Freezer Trawler for O'Hara

A new 194-foot freezer trawler owned by the O'Hara Corporation will join the Amendment 80 fleet in the Bering Sea in 2016 to harvest and process flatfish for markets in Asia and the United States.... Full story

Bristol Bay Fishermen Welcome President to Southwest Alaska

Sept. 2 in Dillingham, Alaska, in the words of veteran commercial fisherman and business leader Robin Samuelsen, "was like a make believe world." President Barack Obama had come to town and the... Full story

From the Fleet: Minister Bennett's Visit to Alaska

We were among a group of fishing, environmental and tribal representatives who recently met with Lt. Governor Byron Mallott, British Columbia Mining Minister Bill Bennett and other officials on transboundary mining issues. Bennett’s visit was... Full story

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