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

Commercial Fishing Along The Pacific West Coast

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