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Want to make immediate contact? Call or text Malena at (907) 957-1007 or Eric at (907) 518-4158.

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Petersburg, AK
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Blooming lupines & spring season's catch

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Blooming lupines & spring season's catch

Malena Marvin

The wild lupines are blooming and the house smells like fish guts and diesel. It must be time to start getting the spring's catch from our shores to your doors! 

New in stock at Schoolhouse Fish Co. are line-caught yelloweye rockfish, halibut cheeks, and lingcod. These classic white and flaky fish fillets make for delightful main fish dish recipes, yummy fish tacos, or delicious fish & chips. All fillets are individually packaged in approximately 1 lb packages, and available by special order by species or mixed together in our 25 lb Fish Mix boxes. As always, if you can get a crew together to order 100 lbs or more, shipping is free and you get 5 lbs free fish for your trouble, and we handle all the invoicing. Inquire for wholesale rates for stores and restaurants.

Eric's been fishing our halibut "quota" with Captain Steve Enge, a 5th generation Petersburg fisherman and Eric's fishing buddy and mentor of 12 years.  Lingcod and rockfish come up often on the halibut lines, so we're working on marketing these yummy fish whose flavor and health benefits rival those of the better known salmon and halibut. Back on shore, Malena helps cut halibut cheeks, a special fillet from the tender flesh on either side of the halibut's heads. We sold out of cheeks last year, and supplies are limited for all of the spring white fishes, so let us know if you're interested.

And stay tuned for an interview with Captain Steve on sustainable fishing and mentorship in the Petersburg fishing fleet. Generations of learned knowledge pass from Steve's family to ours every time Eric hops aboard the F/V Monarch for another trip, and we want to share some of the stories with you...

Halibut in the belly of the F/V Monarch, where Eric longlines for halibut with his longtime fishing mentor Captain Steve Enge.

Malena cutting halibut cheeks!

The F/V Monarch enjoys a sunset Petersburg harbor style.

The F/V Monarch enjoys a sunset Petersburg harbor style.

Eric walks and chats with fishing mentor Captain Steve Enge on the schoolhouse tide flats.

Eric walks and chats with fishing mentor Captain Steve Enge on the schoolhouse tide flats.