Dan Veerhusen has been an Alaskan fisherman for over 50 years. Starting with a Bristol Bay gillnetter, he now owns and operates the F/V Taurus, a 58-foot seiner, longliner and pot cod vessel. Over his five decades in the fishing industry, Dan has owned 14 fishing vessels, bringing two from the East Coast through the Panama Canal. Dan is an active member of the Under Sixty Cod Harvesters, North Pacific Fisheries Association and Fishing Vessel Owners Association. He and his wife Jane live on their beach house in Homer, Alaska.