Posted by: facescafish | February 1, 2010

Have a Favorite Faces of California Fishing Recipe?

What’s your favorite recipe on The Faces of California Fishing website? Maybe it’s the Smoked Black Cod or Medallions of Albacore Wrapped in Bacon. Check out our updated recipes and let us know which is your favorite and what other types of recipes you’d like to see up there.

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Posted by: facescafish | December 2, 2009

Photos from Pacific Marine Expo – Captain Phil Harris

“Deadliest Catch” Captain Phil Harris stops by The Faces of California Fishing booth at the November 2009 Pacific Marine Expo – Check out our photos on our Facebook page and become a fan! 

Also, help spread the word to friends and family by sending them a  request to become a fan from our Facebook page

Posted by: facescafish | December 2, 2009

Safety

Anyone who has watched “The Dealiest Catch” or commerically fishes themselves knows that bringing seafood to our tables is a dangerous job. This is unfortunately a harsh reality.

What can be done to make things safer?

The Faces of California Fishing recently met staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the Seattle Pacific Marine Expo who work to help spread info on occupational safety and health.

Their website – www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/fishing covers this topic and is a good resource.

According to the site:
The commercial fishing industry consistently experiences one of the highest occupational fatality rates in the country. In 2007, commercial fishermen had the most dangerous job in the United States, with an annual fatality rate that was 28 times greater than the rate of all U.S. workers (112 and 4 per 100,000, respectively).

Posted by: facescafish | November 13, 2009

Come Check us Out at the Pacific Marine Expo

The Faces of California Fishing will be at the upcoming Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle on November 19-21 – come check out our booth.

Posted by: facescafish | November 3, 2009

Crab pots readied, expectations low

Article in Press Democrat predicts bad crab season – What do the actual fishermen think?

Posted by: facescafish | October 29, 2009

California Fisherman Saves Sea Turtle

Watch this great video of California fisherman Tom Hafer saving a sea turtle

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – Coast Guard personnel will be conducting dockside exams and safety spot-checks in various Humboldt, Del Norte and Mendocino County ports, Nov. 5-10, 2009, prior to the opening of the dungeness crab season.  See article in Coast Guard News.

Posted by: facescafish | October 13, 2009

Check Out Our Facebook Page

The Faces of California Fishing now has a Facebook page.  Check it out, post a  discussion topic, become a fan and share the news with friends and family.  Get the real story behind California fishermen and the seafood they bring to your table.

The Faces of California Fishing will be tabling at the Morro Bay Harbor Festival October 3-4 along with the Central Coast Women for Fisheries.  Our displays will include even more great pictures, children’s activities such as the popular “fish prints”, fish necklaces, fresh fish display and a fishing gear display. 

We are also joining forces for the Great Agventure where 4th graders from San Luis Obispo County are invited to learn where their food comes from at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds.  This event is on October 7.

Check out last year’s article on the Great Agventure in the Paso Robles Press.

The Faces of California Fishing will be at a very special event at the Maritime Hall Exhibit Building at the 2009 Monterey County Fair (August 12-16) due to the Fair’s theme this year, “Reel in the Fun.”

The Monterey Maritime Museum is installing some outstanding historic exhibits and Randy’s Fishing and Whale Watching Trips will also be creating a display.

Stop by our table to learn more and say hi to Lori French.

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