Many long liners are wrapping up this years quota of black cod and halibut. The fishery has suffered severe cuts in the past five years, but market price continues to offer a competitive wage. Baiting the longline skates is the most annoying part of the job. No fish can be caught until the skates are fully baited for another trip to sea.

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Written by JuneauTek

I'm loving life in Alaska! Check out my viewpoint from Alaska, as I go commercial fishing and skiing thru the land of the midnight sun. This is Alaska commercial fishing shown the way it should be, from fishermen. When, I'm not working on the high seas, I enjoy time with my family in Juneau, AK enjoying life, love and salmon in southeast Alaska

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