National Fisherman

Fisherman and filmmaker Jason Crosby is restoring a family heirloom wooden seiner in Port Townsend, Wash. Watch the progress and follow the story of the Genius, featured in National Fisherman's September issue.


Those were the golden years
Follow Jason Crosby's progress as he restores a wooden seiner built in 1920.

Genius 2013
This old boat: Steaming wood and installing new frames.

Genius — Beam me up
Attaching new beam ends on the bow of the Genius as another Skansie Shipyard-built boat moves into the neighborhood.

Genius — We can become
Scraping, sanding, painting, pounding, tearing, uncovering family artifacts: Things are coming along on the Genius project.

More on the Genius Project at 
More of Jason Crosby's fishing films on YouTube

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Inside the Industry

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center has announced that Dr. Jon Hare has been selected to serve as the permanent science and research director effective Oct. 31.

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