Crew Training Program Calls for Third Round of Applicants
The call is out for Alaskans interested in learning firsthand about commercial fishing.
It’s the third year for the Crew Training Program hosted by the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association in Sitka. Over 213 have applied so far from all over the country and 25 deckhands and 20 skippers have participated so far.
“It’s very exciting to see so many young people interested in entering the commercial fishing industry. You always hear about the graying of the fleet but for me it shows that the interest is out there...
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