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Hooked on the thrill and tedium of commercial fishing

Anyone considering commercial fishing in Alaska as a way of life would do well to turn off reality TV and pick up “Dead Reckoning” by Dave Atcheson of Sterling. In this short but enthralling memoir, Atcheson, a veteran of many summers plying the waters off the state’s coast, offers readers a peek into the world of fishermen during three key seasons of his career. Read the rest here 07:35

Get ready to be Hooked! The story behind the story of a Sitka fisherman found adrift in fish tote. Video

Back in September, there was a news story about a fisherman found adrift in a plastic fish tote following the sinking of the troller he was fishing from.

This true story had a tremendous ending for the fact that both fishermen defied the odds and survived!

This would usually be the end of the story, alls well that ends well.

There is so much to this tale of good fortune, and through a lot of luck for all that read this, and who also watch the video of a wonderful writer, and story-teller who by fate, found herself right in the middle of it along with her life partner Joel Brady-Power and Bear the Boat Cat on board F/V Nerka out of Sitka, Alaska, you will feel like you are there!

Enough out of me, though.

This is Tele Aadsen, and these are her story’s from her blog, Hooked.


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