Taku Fisheries and Smokeries employees, Gary Isturis and Jessica Boerem, "rack" recently cleaned rockfish before freezing them. Workers were busy processing rockfish, black cod...
Mark Smith, left, and Gary Isturis process a delivery of black cod off the F/V Allstar at Taku Smokeries on Friday. Fishermen have from March to November to fish for their quota.
...runners-up were Robert Hurley at 33.6 pounds, Darin Fagerstrom at 31 pounds, Gary Hedges at 30.55 pounds and Gary Isturis at 30.45 pounds. The derby ran from May 1 to 31 and had an unusually high participation rate. The derby averages...
Mark Smith, left, and Gary Isturis help unload fresh salmon from the F/V Tenacious at Taku Smokeries Wednesday.
Bill Razpotnik shows off the king salmon he caught to fishing partner Gary Isturis Monday afternoon at the Fish Creek Pond. The returning salmon are part of DIPAC's hatchery project at the creek. | | |
Taku Smokeries/Fisheries employees Bill Razpotnik, left, and Gary Isturis sort tanner crab Tuesday on the Taku dock. The tanner crab season closed at noon Monday. This crab will be processed and transported to Japan.
First, Gary Isturis, a Taku Smokeries/Fisheries employee, holds a king salmon that weighs about 40 pounds Tuesday at the company's dock. Second...
...post in preparation for the 2008 summer tourism season; Cecile Elliott works behind the counter at Alaska Airlines; Gary Isturis processes salmon at Taku Fisheries near the dock in downtown Juneau.
Taku Smokeries Fisheries employee Gary Isturis sorts black cod Monday as it is unloaded on the business's dock. "The price is very high at this time for black cod," said Eric Norman, general manager of Taku Smokeries Fisheries.
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