Advocating for fixed-gear Halibut and Sablefish fishermen at the heart of the North Pacific
From the near halcyon waters off the California Coast all the way to the tempestuous waters of the Bering Sea, the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union is not only the oldest, but the sole independent fishmen union in Washington and the United States. We continue to work tirelessly, advocating for fair wages, safe working conditions, and fisheries sustainability for our crewmen and skippers of the fixed-gear fisheries surrounding Halibut and Sablefish.
MEMBERSHIP & MORE
Questions concerning membership, finding employment, political and fisheries initiatives? Please follow the link below to connect with Executive Director, Jim Johnson.
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ONE HOOK AT A TIME
Our 100 year+ history in a beautiful, 144 page, limited-edition hard-cover, coffee-table book. Also available in our online store: Union made shirts, caps and hoodies.