A replica of the Viking ship Valhalla and the Bojer Wikan Fishermen’s Memorial in Petersburg, Alaska, stand in tribute to the town’s commercial fishing and Norwegian heritage.

On the cover: Sons of NorwayNational Fisherman November 2011

Jessica Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman. She has been covering the fishing industry for 16 years, serves on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's Communications Committee and is a National Fisheries Conservation Center board member.

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