Sunday, Nov. 18 - Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Seattle, WA

Young Fisherman Journey

Getting started in an industry that is much less like a job and a lot more like a lifestyle can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have the guidance of seasoned mentor. In comes the BRAND NEW Young Fisherman track! Taking place in the National Fisherman booth this all new feature is designed for those just getting started and looking for some answers. Covering topics like financing, vessel options, and permits this track is perfect if you are just starting and need some answers. if you’re young fisherman this free program is for you!

Sunday
18 Nov 2018

Purchasing Permits, a Q&A with Brokers

The process of obtaining a permit can be daunting. What is the current market for a permit? Which lenders should I talk to? How long does the process take? It...
Aaron Overland
Jamie O’Neil

How to Finance a Boat

Are you a crew member looking to make the jump into running your own boat? Or perhaps you are already running your own boat and you are thinking of upgrading...
Don Pease
Brett Cheney
Lea Klingert

Young Fishermen’s Development Act

The Young Fishermen’s Development Act will establish a national fund, to be administered by Alaska Sea Grant, to support training and education of the next generation of America’s commercial fishermen....
Tuesday
20 Nov 2018

Training Next Generation Fishermen

Eric Jordan is a life long Alaska salmon troller who started an experiential crew program in 2015. The program was so successful he asked the Alaska Longline Fisherman’s Association to...
Eric Jordan
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