Sockeye Fever

Do you remember the summer of 2010? The Fraser and Adams River sockeye returns were all over the headlines “Record Salmon Returns”  “Biggest return in 100 years!”  And as you may know, sockeye spawn on a 4-year cycle.  So, that means, barring any unforeseen disasters, this year should be a huge year for sockeye salmon

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The Story of your Halibut

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Duncan just returned from Halibut fishing. Read about his stormy adventure below. “We departed Port Hardy on Friday at noon for a halibut spot we like to fish near the Goose Bank in Queen Charlotte Sound.It has produced well for us this time of the year in the past, however it is 10 hours from land and

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Seafood Recipe Contest!

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Now that the season has kicked off we are excited to announce our first ever CSF Recipe Contest. We always have members asking us for new recipes, almost as often as we have members sharing the delicious meals they’ve made with our catch. We’d like to take this opportunity to connect those fabulous creations with

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A Confession

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I have a confession to make.  One that is tough for a fisherman’s wife and fish-monger to make publicly. I used to HATE fish.  There.  I said it. I was born into a British-Austrian-Catholic family where fish was served on Fridays and was, generally speaking, some nameless, sourceless white fish, overcooked in the extreme, and

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Fair wages make a difference!

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As he was fishing this Tuesday in the upper boundary of the Alberni Inlet in Barkley Sound, our fisherman Shaun came across several big size seiners, catching most of the daytime fish. The sight of these “neighbors” made us think of Skipper Otto’s CSF mission, to ensure that independent, small-scale, low impact fishermen receive a

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Practice filleting like a Pro!

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As we celebrated the first fresh salmon ever sold at the Trout Lake Farmers’ Market, Skipper Otto’s own experienced home fish cutter Gordon Tilley demystified filleting a whole fish! Gordon also happens to be Sonia’s dad, proving that the love for fish runs deep in the extended Strobel family. In case you missed our filleting demos,

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