The most read entry on the blog is Bob’s account of flying over the Soviet fishing fleet in 1966, watching them catch rockfish. There is very little documentation of this important period in Pacific fisheries history, but I’ve written several posts that deal with why the Soviet fleet was fishing off Oregon. West Coast redfish stocks still have not recovered from the Soviet fishery of 50 years ago.
- Soviet Fishing in the Gulf of Alaska during the 1930s
CF, Dec 8, 2012
- The Day Fishing Changed for American Fishermen
CF, May 4, 2012
- So, how long did it take for rosefish to crash?
CF, May 12, 2012
- 1966 and the Soviet fishing fleet appears off the Oregon Coast
BH, Oct 15, 2012
- So why were those Soviet boats fishing off Washington?
CF, Oct 19, 2012
- Flight over the Soviet Fleet, 1967
BH, Nov , 2012
- The Russians are Coming Here – 1965!
BH, Jan 10, 2013
- “A crime against the world,” by Vladil Lysenko
CF, April 19, 2013
- So many ships, so few fish
CF, Aug 10, 2013
- The fishing fleet the Americans built for the Soviets
CF, Nov 17, 2014
- Made in America—Russia’s Great Floating Cannery
CF, Nov 29, 2014
- More American boats for post-war foreign fisheries
CF, Dec 6, 2014
- Built in Seattle for fishing in China in 1947
BH, March 19, 2014
- Bob’s article for National Fisherman, April, 1969
BH, June 19, 2015
- Washington Trawl Fishing Log
BH, May 16, 2016
- Soviet Invasion of POP, 1966
BH, June 30, 2016
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