Contact us:

Heck yeah we want to hear from you! Go ahead and shoot us a note.

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

You can also send an old fashioned email to schoolhousefish@gmail.com.

Want fish? Got questions? We're all ears...


Petersburg, AK
USA

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FAQs & Ordering Info

We love fish and it shows in our products. Check out our latest offerings fresh from the sea in Southeast Alaska.

All fish are hook & line caught by Eric and Malena. Each fish is cleaned at sea, placed on ice, and brought to Petersburg for expert processing and shipping. Fillets are blast frozen to -40 degrees, and vacuum sealed in approximately 1 lb. portions.

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    Fish Mix ShareS

    Available now. A succulent mix of halibut cheeks, lingcod, & rockfish in 6 lb shares for buying club members. Also available in 10 and 25 lb shares shore-to-door via UPS.

    Coho salmon Shares 

    Our most popular fish - delicious & economical. We sell coho in 5 lb. shares for buying club members and 10 or 25 lb shares for shore-to-door via UPS. Order your share before July 15 for earlybird pricing. Ships mid-summer through fall.

    King salmon shares

    It just doesn't get more delicious than the king of all salmon. We offer a mix of red and delicious Southeast Alaska ivory king fillets. We sell kings in 5 lb. shares for buying club members and 10 or 25 lb shares for shore-to-door via UPS. Order your share before July 15 for earlybird pricing. Ships mid-summer through fall.

    HOW do I Buy?

    • Buying club shares: Our most economical option. Get 5 lb free your  if you pull together friends for a bulk order of 100+ lbs and pick up at an Alaska Airlines terminal. Start your own, or join an existing club in: Maui, HI; Ashland, OR; Yreka, CA; Missoula, MT; Columbia, MO; Houston, TX; Seattle, WA. 
    • Shore to door shares: We ship UPS direct to you. Contact us to special order, or purchase online right now.
    • Fish freezer pick up, currently available on scheduled days in Ashland, OR & Oakland CA. Want to be a fish freezer hub in your town? Let us know!
    • Locals discount & free delivery by bicycle to locals, sailors, yachties, small cruise ships, and research vessels in Petersburg, Alaska. Take 10% off the buying club price.
    • Wholesale discounts available for regular customers purchasing in quantity.

    Is FROZEN the FRESHEST?

    Did you know that blast freezing fish immediately after harvest is the best way to lock in the freshest flavor and quality? Don't just take our word for it, check out this red hot info sheet from Ecotrust.

    How much fish should I buy?

    People often ask how far a given quantity of fish will go.  We find that if you prepare fish a few times per week you can easily go through 50-100 lbs in a winter for a family of 2-4 people. Our individually wrapped fillets range in size from 2-3 portions. Malena finds you can usually fit about 25 lbs of fillets into an average partially-stocked fridge freezer, more if you're willing to clear out those old stouffers dinners for some extra space.

    Our coho salmon fillets are individually packaged with love and care. We keep our freezer stocked with these all winter.  Just ask Eric for his simple and delicious thaw-and-cook recipes.

    Our coho salmon fillets are individually packaged with love and care. We keep our freezer stocked with these all winter.  Just ask Eric for his simple and delicious thaw-and-cook recipes.

    Cohos are Malena's favorite salmon species because "they're beautiful and feisty!"

    Cohos are Malena's favorite salmon species because "they're beautiful and feisty!"

    WHY should I know my fisherman?

    If you're a health conscious eater, you know salmon is some of the very best food you can put in your body. This is why you treat yourself to yummy fillets when you're at the supermarket - but do you know where those fish came from? Do you know how much the fishermen were paid or what practices they use aboard their vessel?

    There's no way you can tell because modern industrial seafood processing mixes up fish from all over the place, caught at all different times, and by all sorts of people. Up to 95% of the money you pay goes to the middlemen, and not to the people out working the waters.

    Now, when you buy our fish, you know exactly who caught it and we can even tell you precisely where it was caught. By direct marketing our fish, we put more care and attention to each fish because we can get a higher price per pound.

    Also, because we use hook and line, we process our fish immediately after they're hooked. Connoisseurs can taste the difference, and everyone can feel good about supporting a family business putting quality over quantity.

    To make a long story short, if you're going to buy salmon & seafood anyway - why not get it direct from people you can trust?