December 2018: Trade Secret (Key Largo, Fla.)
November 2018: Mary Lu (Crescent City, Calif.)
October 2018: Cape Trinity (Valdez, Alaska)
September 2018: Finlander II (Gloucester, Mass.)
August 2018: Joe Warren’s mullet boat (Sebastian, Fla.)
Just a short ferry ride from Lummi Nation territory to Lummi Island, just north of the fishing city of Bellingham, Wash., you’ll find a fishing setup, gear and boats that may be unfamiliar to even the saltiest gillnetter, seiner or troller.
Meld wooden boat nostalgia with fishing vessel functionality, and you’ve got Bob Thorstenson Jr. and his Southeast Alaska seiner the Pamela Rae.
McLaughlin’s newest boat, the Pinwheel, was purchased from a lobsterman out of Prince Edward Island. The boat only had about 400 hours on it when McLaughlin purchased it.
This unnamed 19-foot Carolina skiff may have a few years on her and perhaps not…
Every time lobsterman Krista Tripp hauls traps aboard her boat, the Shearwater, she feels a connection to her grandfather John, a lobsterman who owned the boat until he passed away in 2016.
Alex Todd’s steadfast 42-foot Jacob and Joshua occasionally gets called to work in unusual situations.…