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Trident Seafoods, Bulldog, Farwest Leader, Last Frontier, Entrance Point, Husky, Crab Boat and Tender Boat Shuffle

Trident Seafoods Old yard is hopping in February and March in the WA Ship Canal just west of Western Towboats, saddled in there nearby is Silver Bay Seafoods Tenders. F/V Bulldog just got a new sharp paint job, she want […]

 
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PassageMaker Presents TrawlerFest At Bremerton WA, May 2017, Port of Bremerton Marina, Puget Sound Sinclair Inlet

PassageMaker Presents Trawler Fest, Northwest moved to Bremerton WA, in May 16 – 20, 2017. Bye, bye Anacortes… It was an excellent run for Trawler Fest Anacortes, the quaint town in Northern Washington that, for nearly a decade, hosted the […]

 
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Alaska Crab Boats Return Home F/V Debbie Sue, F/V Karin Lynn, AK Bering Sea Crabbers, Ship Canal Marine Winter Homecoming Traffic, Fishermen’s Terminal NW

Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, returning home to Seattle after being gone since late summer and fall. F/V Debbie Sue and F/V Karin Lynn are some of the first crab boats to land in the lower 48 WA Ship Canal. Some […]

 
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Surf and Turf Filet Medallions & Baked Crab Cakes, Salty Dog Boaters, Pacific Northwest Recipe, Everything is better with crab…

Boaters, try this recipe: Surf and Turf Filet Medallions and Baked Crab Cakes. Be sure to splurge on really good beef for this recipe- it’s worth it. This recipe will take a bit more time to prepare due to the crab cakes, but the pairing of the two together is truly decadent. Consider a vegetable side to complete the meal, such as grilled asparagus or green beans. No matter how you serve it, this recipe will fill you up and never let you down.

 
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Dungeness Crab Season, Washington Waters, Crab Fishing Finally Underway

Commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Washington finally opened in coastal waters mid January 2018, after a six-week delay, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, WDFW. After weeks of fishermen on stand-by, WDFW fishery managers approved the opening in […]

 
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R/V Thomas G. Thompson, Office of Naval Research, The School of Oceanography at University of Washington, UNOLS Fleet, Northwest Winter Season Ship Canal West and East Marine Traffic

The R/V Thomas G. Thompson, made her way west down the ship canal with a Ballard Bridge lift and a Ballard Locks drop into the Puget Sound, a few weeks later after being out at sea, she then made her way […]

 
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O’Hara Corporation Fleet, F/T Constellation, F/T Defender, F/T Enterprise, Winter Season in Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal, Gearing Up For Next Fishing Season

F/T Constellation of O’Hara Corporation fleet, she made her back from the shipyard with an assist by Fremont Tug Boats, the fleet of three from O’Hara Corporation gear up working hard over at Fishermen’s Terminal getting the boats ready for […]

 
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M/V Blue Fin – NOAA, Tsunami, Hurricane, Weather Buoy Boat, Homeport Northlake Shipyard – the round the world world boat that keeps us safe from storms at sea data!

M/V Blue Fin, Northlake Shipyard homeport on Lake Union, she’s always on the move worldwide. Former Captain Mark of the m/v Blue Fin, is and was absolutely one of the Pacific Northwest top Salty Sea Dogs. When Mark wasn’t out […]

 
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TrawlerFest Bremerton, May 2017, PassageMaker Presents At Port of Bremerton Marina, Puget Sound Sinclair Inlet, Boat Show, Education, Rendezvous

Trawler Fest, May 2017 will be at the Pacific Northwest, Port of Bremerton Marina, located on Puget Sound in Sinclair Inlet, the facility is within Kitsap County. For over a decade the NW Trawler Fest has been in Anacortes at […]

 
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Starbound, 300ft, Alaska Pollock Fishing Boat, Winter Run Uphill to Alaska, Western Towboat Tug Boats Assist to Ballard Locks PNW

Starbound, 300 ft. Catcher Processor makes her way westbound down the WA Ship Canal departing Seattle with an assist by two Western Towboat tugboats early in the morning and early after the New Year of 2018. The start to mid […]

 
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Alaska Commercial Salmon Fishing, at Risk by Mining Plans, Trump is Supportive of Fishing Agenda’s

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s, NOAA, fisheries management spokesperson Chris Oliver has assured Seattle’s fishermen and commercial fishing industry this past fall 2017, that the Trump administration is supportive of their fishing friendly agenda, threats to fishery habitat and fishing grounds […]

 
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Kadey Krogen Trawlers, Pacific Northwest Cruising Innovation, Expedition, Krogen Raised Pilothouse, At Home Cruising On The Sea

Kadey Krogen Trawler, Kadey Krogen Yachts, with results from over a 35 year heritage of innovation and well over 550 Krogen yachts built. The origin of Kadey Krogen Trawlers is one of those stories we all love to hear. Larry Polster, […]

 
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Seattle Boat Show 2018, CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, And A New Location Bell Harbor Marina, West Coast’s Largest Boat Show

Seattle Boat Show, 2018: Explore the world of boating at the Seattle Boat Show, spanning nine days and three acres at CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, and a new location at Bell Harbor Marina. The Seattle Boat Show is January 26 to February […]

 
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Seattle Boat Show, CenturyLink Field, Lake Union, Bell Harbor Marina, Pacific Northwest, West Coast’s Largest Boat Show

Seattle Boat Show, 2018: In the Pacific Northwest explore the world of boating at the Seattle Boat Show, spanning nine days and three acres at CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, and a new location at Bell Harbor Marina. The Seattle Boat Show is […]

 
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Miami International Boat Show, 2018 Miami Florida, Superyachts, Trawlers, Cruisers, Luxury Boating in Sunny SE Florida!

The Miami International Boat Show, at Miami Marine Stadium, Park & Basin, is recognized as one of the world’s largest boating events, cruises into South Florida February 15-19, 2018, spanning three locations and showcasing thousands of the newest boats and […]

 
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Cornelia Marie, Deadliest Catch, Season 14, Josh Harris & Casey McManus At The Helm, Bering Sea Alaska Crabbers

Cornelia Marie Returns to Deadliest Catch on Season 14, Captain Josh Harris & Captain Casey McManus will be back at the helm and on the screen, They’re Back! Of course these are ‘true blue’ fishermen, they practically have gills and […]

 
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Wild Alaska King Crab, Steamed Legs, Boaters – New Year, New Healthy Living…Try this Recipe!

King Crab – The Deadliest Catch Alaskan king crab fishing, Alaska Bering Sea Crabbing, as you may know, is carried out during the fall months in the waters off the coast of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. The commercial harvest […]

 
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Sunken Historic Olympia Tug Parthia Raised, Returned to City, South Sound Maritime Heritage Association, Pacific Northwest

Tug Parthia Raised, Returned to City: When Parthia, one of Olympia’s longest working and oldest tugboats sank in Hood Canal in early August, 2017 several members of the nonprofit South Sound Maritime Heritage Association (SSMHA) swung into rescue and refloat action.   […]

 
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Pacific Fishermen Shipyard – NW Finest Tradesmen, Norwegian Characters, Epic Generations, BALLARD WASHINGTON!

Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Deadliest Catch Boats, F/V Northwestern, F/V Wizard

 
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F/T Alaska Spirit, O’Hara Fleet Boat, Western Towboat Assist, Fishermen’s Terminal NW Dock On The Hip, New Paint Job!

F/T Alaska Spirit, O’Hara Corporation, 204 ft. getting a westbound ship canal assist by Western Towboats, a Ballard Bridge lift then heading over to land on the hip of the NW dock at Fishermen’s Terminal. Fishermen’s Terminal is a fall […]

 
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Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit, Dec. 6 – 8, Building a Network of Future Fishing Leaders, Sea Grant Alaska Presents, Anchorage AK

Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit Series, Anchorage AK, December 6 – 8, 2017: Marine Advisory Program, Sea Grant Alaska. The 2017 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit is at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage; its focused on – Building a Network of Future […]

 
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ITASCA, 176 ft. Superyacht In Seattle Again, Salvage Tug to Motor Yacht, Puget Sound Jog, Ballard Locks Lift , Ship Canal Bridge Lifts to Lake Union Underway, PNW Cruising

Itasca, 176 ft. superyacht made her way down hill in the Puget Sound jogging into Shilshole Bay, WA. As M/Y Atasca was running down south then eastbound to Seattle WA Ship Canal, they passed M/Y Mine Games, 203 ft. Benetti […]

 
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Ballard Locks, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, Oct. – Nov. Closings, Vessel Operators Pay Close Attention to Times, Vessel Size Restrictions & Railroad Bridge Maintenance

Ballard Locks, WA Ship Canal: On Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, U.S. Navy divers are scheduled to prepare the Adult Salmon Exclusion Structure for normal winter operations this is per usual annual maintenance. The locks will have a full closure […]

 
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Empire Sea Motor Yacht, 114 ft. / 35m, Superyacht Fall Cruising Pacific Northwest, Built By Crystal Yachts

Empire Sea 114 ft. Motor Yacht, she’s cruising westbound sunrise in the Pacific Northwest on a perfect fall calm dewy morning from Lake Union with a Fremont and Ballard Bridge lift, she’s heading down to the Ballard Locks for a […]

 
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Pacific Marine Expo, West Coast’s Largest Commercial Marine And Fishing Trade Show, Nov. 2017, CenturyLink Field, 51st Annual

PACIFIC MARINE EXPO: The 51st Annual Pacific Marine Expo is the West Coast’s largest commercial marine and fishing trade show, it will be held at CenturyLink Field Event Center in Seattle from November 16 – 18, 2017. Last year’s Pacific Marine Expo attracted […]

 
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Caitlin Ann, Trawler, 12’s Go Hawks, Pacific Northwest Paint Job, Unalaska AK to WA Ship Canal, Fishermen’s Terminal

Caitlin Ann, Trawler on the hip of the Northwest dock at Fishermen’s Terminal, just west of the Ballard Bridge in the Ship Canal. Now that’s what you call a 12’s Go Hawks Trawler Paint Job! Caitlin Ann, a North Pacific […]

 
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F/T Cape Horn, 158 ft. Iquique US, Alaska Seafood Cooperative, AKSC Fisheries, Homecoming in WA Ship Canal Fall Season

F/T Cape Horn, 158 ft.  Iquique US, fishery for cod, flatfish and rockfish; making her way eastbound in the WA Ship Canal getting a few bridge lifts on her fall warm afternoon homecoming in the Pacific Northwest. Iquique is one of […]

 
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Pacific Marine Expo 2017, CenturyLink Field Seattle, West Coast’s Largest Commercial Fishing, Marine Industry Trade Show PNW

Pacific Marine Expo will be in Seattle, Dates have been announced to be on November 16 – 18, 2017, for the 51st Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial fishing and marine industry trade show held at the annual Seattle […]

 
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Puget Sound Commercial Salmon Fall Fishing, Purse Seine Fishing Fleets, Homeport Fishermen’s Terminal, Ship Canal Seine Boats Westbound Ballard Locks Drop

Purse Seine Fishing Fleets, homeport at Fishermen’s Terminal in the WA Ship Canal, fall fishing 2017 is in high gear and underway. The Puget Sound is home to a commercial salmon fleet s that include purse seines, gill nets, reef […]

 
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Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, FLIBS Nov. 2017, Luxury Yacht, Superyacht Destination Yachting Capital of the World

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, FLIBS 2017, Florida is the “Yachting Capital of the World”  they will host the 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Nov 1- Nov 5, 2017. Show exhibits range featuring from yacht builders and designers […]

 
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