Fresh Halibut Coming Soon! Commercial Pacific Halibut Fishery To Open March 14, 2015.

alaska-halibut__front“Our fleet has staged to the grounds and will commence fishing operations when the season opens on March 14th at 12:00pm,” says Lyle Pierce, master of the fishing vessel Bold Pursuit and President of the Pacific Halibut Management Association of BC (PHMA), an organization representing commercial halibut fishermen on Canada’s Pacific coast.Each year, the commercial halibut fishery provides millions of meals to Canadians who enjoy commercially-caught halibut in restaurants or purchase it at retail outlets to consume at home. “That’s what commercial fishermen do,” notes Pierce, “we provide food for Canada and the world and jobs and incomes for British Columbians.” Read the rest here 12:43

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