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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #345 on: April 28, 2018, 09:05:36 AM »
Yep, that's Norm's boat, contracts with SPC and usually picks up troll fish in Lower Chatham.

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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #346 on: April 28, 2018, 09:16:15 AM »
Can't believe it, but my "break" is already over and I'm ready to head back out.  Loading up on fuel and heading back out through the locks this afternoon. Going to start off the coast of WA for kings and halibut, then decide whether to chase tuna down here or run north to AK for the July 1 king opener. 

I'll let the fish and the markets tell me what to do, gotta stay flexible.  I will be back in the Puget Sound soon with fresh whole halibut, maybe some fresh ocean troll kings, flash frozen AK coho portions and flash frozen AK yelloweye filets.  If anybody is interested, send me a pm and we'll get a plan together.

Happy hunting y'all
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #347 on: April 29, 2018, 04:21:50 PM »
Where and when will you pull into port with the whole Halibut?
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #348 on: April 29, 2018, 05:15:22 PM »
Probably going to have a few extra each week after I drop off fish for my customers around Seattle and SeaTac.  I'm getting enough interest I may start a new thread when I have a better handle on the details.

Thanks!
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #349 on: April 29, 2018, 05:17:36 PM »
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #350 on: April 30, 2018, 12:57:15 AM »
Add me to the list of interested on the whole halibut. :drool:

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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #351 on: April 30, 2018, 03:08:10 AM »
 :yeah:
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #352 on: April 30, 2018, 05:07:33 AM »
I could be interested also , But would need a little lead time to meet you on the pier.  :chuckle:

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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #353 on: April 30, 2018, 06:35:36 AM »
I could be interested also , But would need a little lead time to meet you on the pier.  :chuckle:
Keep me in the loop, maybe we can consolidate a run over.
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #354 on: April 30, 2018, 08:03:46 AM »
I'm in for whole halibut and some yelloweye fillets.
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #355 on: April 30, 2018, 01:40:44 PM »
Looks like we'll be starting on the Copper River either the 14th of May or the 17th. 
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #356 on: May 02, 2018, 09:16:38 PM »
I'm interested in talking with you on fish....

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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #357 on: May 03, 2018, 08:46:19 AM »
First trip of 2018 in the books and pitched off to a buyer last night.  Thanks for all the PM's, once I get an idea of how much interest I have and where, we'll get some fish out to you guys.

I think an eastside run is totally doable - if not on this next week, the one after.  The last thing I want to do is not have time to meet my commitments and disappoint anybody. 

Thanks for the interest, I'll start a new thread here soon and we can get the details put together.  Until then, PM's are great to help me with planning.

Thanks again!
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #358 on: May 03, 2018, 08:47:58 AM »
Looks like we'll be starting on the Copper River either the 14th of May or the 17th.
Right on man, thanks for supplying us with those famous kings and sockeye!  Good luck, be safe-
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Re: Commercial Fishing
« Reply #359 on: May 03, 2018, 09:02:30 AM »
I could be interested also , But would need a little lead time to meet you on the pier.  :chuckle:
Keep me in the loop, maybe we can consolidate a run over.

Same here.



Skillet, I didn't read the whole thread but I'm assuming you are bringing back some caught of the trip fish to sell to huntwa folks.
I'd totally be up for a random $100 mix bag of your fresh catch if you work out some sort of Eastside delivery....
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