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WESTERN FLYER – Converted to a Trawler

By Charles (Bob) Hitz, Nov. 11, 2015   Blog Post 36 After World War II the bottom fish market began to grow. Petrale sole made up a large percentage of the landings and the catch of rockfish, specifically Pacific Ocean perch … Continue reading

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Dr. George Yost Harry, 1919-2015

It is with regret that we write of the passing of Dr. George Yost Harry, who was a central figure in the early days of West Coast groundfish research.  Dr. Harry was one of the first employees the Oregon Fish … Continue reading

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R/V JOHN N. COBB Visit – August 2014

Charles R. (Bob) Hitz           Bob’s Post # 22              Sept. 18, 2014 I had the opportunity to visit the John N. Cobb again this year. Shannon Fitzgerald of the Northwest Seaport (NWS) made arrangements again this year with Seattle … Continue reading

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