Image and Video Gallery

The Deep Sea Fishermen's Union of the Pacific is proud to share images and video of its members who risk themselves in a pursuit of Halibut and Sablefish in the North Pacific from the Coast of Washington to the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands.

 
 
 This photograph was taken of North Pacific Fishery Management Council Advisory Panel members taken at the October 1- 9 Council meeting held in Anchorage.  The Deep Sea Fishermen's Union is working hard to protect the interests of fishermen as it advances the interests of crew and the union's interests in a sustainable North Pacific fishery.

This photograph was taken of North Pacific Fishery Management Council Advisory Panel members taken at the October 1- 9 Council meeting held in Anchorage.

The Deep Sea Fishermen's Union is working hard to protect the interests of fishermen as it advances the interests of crew and the union's interests in a sustainable North Pacific fishery.

 Offloading Halibut from the F/V City of Seattle with Andrew Ness cutting heads. This vessel transitioned from a Halibut to crab boat in 1963 but not before Captain Dave Larson and his brother John purchased the long-line gear from Conrad Ness and the gear was used to outfit the Larson’s boat, the F/V Buddy.  Dave Larson fished halibut aboard the Buddy with his brother until Dave went to college in 1967 at Pacific Lutheran University. After college Dave resume fishing and he is featured in an oral history video clip below.

Offloading Halibut from the F/V City of Seattle with Andrew Ness cutting heads. This vessel transitioned from a Halibut to crab boat in 1963 but not before Captain Dave Larson and his brother John purchased the long-line gear from Conrad Ness and the gear was used to outfit the Larson’s boat, the F/V Buddy.

Dave Larson fished halibut aboard the Buddy with his brother until Dave went to college in 1967 at Pacific Lutheran University. After college Dave resume fishing and he is featured in an oral history video clip below.


Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific - Advocacy for Skippers and Crew

Choice Cut - Executive Board Member Shawn McManus providing expert testimony before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council fighting back against the cynical attempt to force Seattle’s Historic Halibut fleet out of business


Film footage COMMEMORATING our 100 years as a proud union

The film below was created to commemorate our storied past and long business relationship with the Fishing Vessel Owners Association.

At aged 106, the Deep Sea Fishermen's Union of the Pacific looks forward to our next 100 years in existence.


Longline Pioneers - An Early History of the Seattle's Historic Halibut Schooners

A Historical look at Seattle's Longline Pioneers

The film below was features the role the skippers and crew of commercial Halibut and Sablefish long-liners played in the development of the great North Pacific Fishery.


Deep Sea Fishermen’s Union of the Pacific - Oral History Project

Choice Cut - Interview with Captain David Larson