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It's no new fact that teamwork makes the dream work, especially on commercial vessels. Through the toughest weather, rough seas, and longest days, fishermen endure it all. There's nothing better than getting out on deck with a group of people you love to be around, and these individuals shared those moments with us. 

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Fischer Spurkland, Patrick Miller, Meredith Cooke, Savanna Summers, and Amelia Motz during the slippery pink salmon on the F/V Centurion in PWS. Photo submitted by Megan Corazza

Claira Sallenbach, Cameron Severson, Blaine Kelly, and Trevor McKay all have big smiles and big fish. Halibut longline Fall 2023. Photo submitted by Claira Sallenbach

Zach Miller, Ethan Hemphill, Mundo Corrales, and Bodee Belanger on the F/V Voyager led by captain Sven Stroosma after the first loaded boat! Photo submitted by Mundo Corrales

Gilley, Sage, and Alex during 2022 Bristol Bay Gillnet on F/V Syren. Photo submitted by Anna Mounsey

Jarod Ross, Trinidad (Papi) Castillo, Vila Mata’u, and Stephanie Marshall during the 2023 Kodiak Tanner crab on F/V Western Star. Stephanie tries to work while these jokers show that kids come in all different shapes and sizes. Photo submitted by Tony Nel

Grant Elvenghem, Lyle Ashouwak, Anthony Abell, and Pat Matrokin fishing Dungeness in Alaska. 130k lbs in 9 days on the F/V Insatiable. To our knowledge, it is one of the biggest Dungeness deliveries ever in the gulf. Photo submitted by Garrett Kavanaugh

Kendra Coonrad, Alexis Thompson, and Brannon Finney are covered in herring sequins on F/V Alaskan girl success at Sitka Sac roe. Photo submitted by Brannon Finney

Bryce Mortensen, Andre Lerma, Nik Nelson, Andy L, and Megan Wallace during Cod A season in Bering Sea 2023 aboard F/V Seabrooke, Captained by Greg Wallace. Stuffed the boat and put on the most cod ever on the boat. Photo by Megan Wallace

Max Kobuk, Erik Nelson, Tony Pyrak, Zack Shogre, and Capt. Sam Mutch (not pictured). During 2023, Kodiak Island Tanner Crab on the F/V Anthem. We ended up getting a great price, and our season was epic! Photo submitted by Max Kobuk

The crew for San Pedro Bait Co. in Los Angeles- Paul O’Berry, Chris Palma, and Luis Hidalgo. We purse seine sardines (live bait), commercial anchovy and squid. Photo submitted by Paul O’Berry
Mark, Damon, Johnny, Gram, Gage, Brian, and CJ during the Golden King Crab in AK, 2023 EAG on F/V Early Dawn. Photo submitted by Johnathan White

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Carli is a Content Specialist for National Fisherman. She comes from a fourth-generation fishing family off the coast of Maine. Her background consists of growing her own business within the marine community. She resides on one of the islands off the coast of Maine while also supporting the lobster community she grew up in.

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