Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Cannery Row

Just when you think that spring might be here in Kodiak, Old Man Winter rears his Frosty Head and knocks you back into reality. Bright, clear and sunny on Sunday not a cloud in the sky and by Monday we were socked in with blizzard conditions. With no fish in the plant this weekend, I took advantage of a beautiful sunny day and went for a walk with my dogs down on the docks. The whole waterfront … Read More

From the Boat to the Table

The Offload

Yesterday the F/V Coho came in with another load of pollock. Along with the pollock, Captain James McCarthy had a good amount of Fresh Rex Sole. Rex sole are slender fish with bright white, long fillets, perfect for my favorite dish, Sole Rolls. I thought it would be a neat idea to share the process, "From the Boat to the Table." In this entry I will share the journey of a Rex Sole from the … Read More

Friday March 6th

Bright Eyes Means Fresh

Good morning from sunny Kodiak Alaska. The days are getting longer with a gain of about 5 minutes each day. Saturday we set the clocks ahead 1 hour!! Day light Savings. It is always a great feeling to go to work when it is light out and get home for the night when it is still light out. Spring is on its way. But this is Kodiak and Winter isn't going to go without a fight. Yesterday was flat calm … Read More

Direct from the Source

Octopus

It is a beautiful sunny day here in Kodiak 33 degrees with no wind to speak of. It kind of reminds me of spring. Yesterday was pretty busy here at Island Seafoods. To start out the morning, we offloaded the F/V Stella. Captain Peter McCarthy came in with just under 110,000 pounds of Arrowtooth flounder. Arrowtooth flounder is the largest biomass of any fish in the Gulf of Alaska. These fish live … Read More

Welcome to Today’s Catch

Today's Catch, Fresh News from Kodiak's Waterfront is your connection to what's happening in Kodiak and around the entire local fishing industry. I would like to start out the newest feature of the Island Seafoods Website, by introducing myself. My name is Ian Whiddon. I was born and raised here in Kodiak. My wife Rachel and I share a house with our 9 month old daughter Eydis and 2 dogs just a few … Read More