Searching for pollock

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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Gregory Bosick helps haul in a purse seine on the Sea Prince January 11, 2015, while fishing for pollock in Kachemak Bay as part of an experimental fishery.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Gregory Bosick and Derek Ball load pollock into fish totes after hauling in a tow onboard the Sea Prince January 11, 2015 as part of an experimental seine fishery.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Gregory Bosick, Derek Ball and Kib Rogers get a seine ready to be put in the water to catch pollock January 11, 2015 while fishing in Kachemak Bay onboard the Sea Prince.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Jake Weiss, Rob Nelson, Kib Rogers and Gregory Bosick inspect a tow of pollock January 11, 2015 in Kachemak Bay.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Rob Nelson, a lifelong fisherman, helps let out the seine January 11, 2015 on his boat the Sea Prince. Nelson fishes for salmon in Prince William Sound and herring out of Sitka each year. This winter, Nelson is participating in an experimental pollock fishery.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Rob Nelson, a lifelong fisherman, helps let out the seine January 11, 2015 on his boat the Sea Prince. Nelson fishes for salmon in Prince William Sound and herring out of Sitka each year. This winter, Nelson is participating in an experimental pollock fishery.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Kasilof fisherman Rob Nelson drives the Sea Prince just outside of Homer in Kachemak Bay while seining for pollock January 11, 2015. Nelson has a commissioner’s permit to participate in the experimental fishery this winter.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Two fishermen are participating in an experimental pollock fishery in Kachemak Bay this winter. Through January 15, they had caught 15,250 pounds of pollock in eight trips, with an average weight of 1.4 pounds per fish.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion A tow of pollock is unloaded on the deck of the Sea Prince to be sorted January 11, 2015. Through January 15, 15,250 pounds of pollock were caught in an experimental seine fishery in Kachemak Bay this winter, with an average weight of 1.4 pounds per fish.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion Derek Ball uses a skiff to pull a seine in Kachemak Bay January 11, 2015 while fishing for pollock in an experimental fishery.
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Photo by Molly Dischner/For the Clarion On the deck of the Sea Prince, the crew sorts pollock from other fish caught in the net, returning king salmon and other bycatch to the ocean alive and retaining Pacific cod for sale. About 3,872 pounds of pollock were caught during six tows in Kachemak Bay.
 

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