This is our flagship trawler the F/V Destination approaching the dock last night just as I was getting off shift. We finished offloading it this afternoon and began offloading the Bering Rose. The Destination holds over a million pounds of pollock, a truly impressive fish catcher! What is equally amazing to me is the tiny amount of non-pollock bycatch - maybe 20 pounds of herring, a couple sharks, a halibut, and a half dozen Irish Lords, along with a half tote of cod - just a tiny drop in the bucket compared to the total catch.
Tonight all my adventuring caught up with me and I took a nap after work in the sun coming in the window at home. Hard work and little sleep had finally took their toll after three weeks on the island and I slept for two hours and can hopefully get back to sleep now - good night all . . .
THE FINAL BLOG - OK OK, I can take a hint. I always thought it would be my decision at some point to stop the blog. It turns out was somebody else’s choice. If I cannot pos...
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