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Dungeness Crab Brunch


It was the meeting of three blogs when the good folks from The Original Fare, and my friend Alice Currah of Savory Sweet Life came out on my boat for a morning of crabbing and dining by the Sound. Here is the video they made.

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Albacore fishing video


During our last annual tuna fishing trip, I strapped a Go Pro camera to my forehead and got some point of view video of what that action looks like.  I edited it down, as it often takes about 10 minutes to land one of these fish. Check it out

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Salmon Basics part 1: Trolling


The sound is like a soft thummpff; or maybe it’s more of a sharper thuunk. Although sometimes is a double tunk tunk. The sound is often so soft that even though we are listening for it, it can be very easy to miss. Of course we are watching for it too, but we also have to keep an eye on where we are going,…

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Crab Focaccia Bread


Aack!!  I’m missing the beginning of Dungeness crab season. I know, I know, you guys are used to me being on the cusp, cutting edge, the very tip-of-the-spear of Pacific Northwest seafood acquisition. (please play stirring, operatic music while reading that line of bullshit) However, as I write this, my boat is parked out of the water, my crab traps are…

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Shrimp Pot Stickers


I’m a total sucker for Asian dumplings. Gyoza, Lumpia, Dim Sum, Soup Dumplings, Bao …. I love them all. If I’m eating at an Asian restaurant, You can count on me ordering some sort of dumpling appetizer at least. On that note, if we are ever socializing, and you hear me refer to your lady as “dumpling” I suggest you…

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Dialing in on Lingcod Fishing


I don’t know about you, but when I first saw that huge boney mouth that ling cods have, with all those nasty looking teeth, I thought it must be a savage hit when they strike your line. I figured a nasty looking predator like that must just come up and annihilate your bait, probably half ripping the rod out of…

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Mango Broiled Salmon w/ a fish story on the side.


Have you ever heard of Grits Gresham? When I was a kid, he was one of more prominent, and certainly one of the most entertaining, figures on outdoor sports television. Outspoken and a little outrageous, he was well known as an aficionado of the fish story. So much so that Miller Lite featured him in a commercial on the topic.…

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Two Grills, One Coho


I warned you that there would be a lot of salmon talk on here for a while. Hey, I’m in the Pacific Northwest and from late July through late September salmon rules the roost here. Don’t worry, once this is over I’m going to be talking about plenty of other great seafood. In fact we have a tuna fish trip…

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