Category Archives: Charles Gilbert

Soviet Invasion of POP – 1966

Charles R. (Bob) Hitz                                                     Bobs Posting 40 June 29, 2016 Nineteen sixty six was a catalytic year in many ways with the appearance of the … Continue reading

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The long, strange voyage of the Western Flyer continues…

Kevin Bailey has an update on the Western Flyer. It sank last January and was raised again on July 5.  It was towed to Pt. Townsend. Work has begun to dismantle the boat. The deckhouse will be taken off and … Continue reading

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Look at this great new site!

A long time ago, when we were a tiny bloglet, still at the conceptual stages, we thought it would be great to start assembling some of the fabulous content about fisheries that is available on the web.  We never quite … Continue reading

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Fishing in Oregon–thanks to Monterey, CA., and Seattle, WA.

It has been with a great deal of pleasure that we’ve gotten back to our current preoccupation, which is short history of the development of fisheries and fisheries science in Oregon, which we will use in the class we’re teaching … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Fishery for Mink Food

You never know what you’re going to find when you start poking around in history. I didn’t expect to find that one of the important events in the development of the Oregon trawl fishery was to be a cheap source … Continue reading

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