Seining salmon - ‘it’s kinda like magic'

Helen-Anne Beans was three years old when she started fishing. It was inevitable – her family has been involved in the commercial fishery for generations, and each summer they’d head out from their home in Alert Bay to fish the B.C. coast. 

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It wasn't on the radar

Enthusiasm and elbow grease got Laura Moore into fishing almost thirty years ago. They’re the only things about the industry that she hasn’t seen change during her time on the water.

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Take a chance and just do it

Humpback whales dancing through a glassy sea at dawn convinced Kate Gillette she’d found her calling—two days into her first commercial fishing trip.

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