Greg Starr sent this beauty along and says, “I’m restoring a 1953 44′ troller into a cruizer, She was built in Langley BC. by a Louis Caseman. Was I think a 1970″s buy back. Reframed, planked and fastened in Port Townsend 2009 by Dave Thompson. Now at Point Defiance WA. Power is 6LW Gardner with 2UC Gardner gear. She’s getting a new from deck up house. She’s called VALOR.” Greg would like to hear from anyone who knows her history or has info about her builder.
The Monterrey-type troller Carolyn Ruth leaving Coos Bay Oregon. Photo by Amanda Lucart
Photographer Amanda Lucart’s dad fishes the Carolyn Ruth shown here about to cross the bar at Coos Bay Oregon.
Josh Duncan sent along this photo of the venerable Western King on the last set of the 2013 season on October 21. They are on the classic set at Humpback Bay in lower Johnstone Straits, BC.
A brailer of chums comes out of the bunt.
And onto the sorting box before going to the hatch. It has long been said, “if you don’t make it on sockeye you can always make a bit on dogs.”
“Turn the Deck Lights On” Photo by Josh Duncan of pink fishery off Fraser River September 2013.
“The New Moon, brings the last run of fish up the River,
by Full moon, there will be no more Silver Brights on the surface..” Photo by Josh Duncan, Western King.
The title of this photo, simply ” Putting away old Faithful, our custom built net”.
photo by Josh Duncan, skipper of the Western KIng, Campbell River, BC