Exploratory Fishing

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King Crab held by crew of Kiska. photo by Ed Best

The post-war years were marked by exploratory fishing, looking for new stocks of fish. That’s why the Soviets were fishing off Oregon in 1966, and what the Pacific Explorer was doing on its cruise to Costa Rica. As part of his re-creation of West Coast fisheries research, Bob traces the early voyages of the Deep Sea to Alaska for king crab.

King Crab

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