This recipe was inspired by dover sole caught on the fishing vessel the Tara Dawn out of Fort Bragg’s Noyo Harbor. The Tara Dawn is a member of the Fort Bragg Groundfish Association. Ingredients 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 4 sole fillets 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt 4 1⁄2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 lemon, ends trimmed, sliced
FBGA is proud to have played an active role in educating public officials on the importance of reducing the interest rate on the West Coast trawlers fleet for the 2003 permit/vessel buyback loan. On December 12, the Revitalizing the Economy of Fisheries in the Pacific Act passed the US Sentate with bipartisan support. All told,
The Fort Bragg Groundfish Association has partnered with Trace and Trust to bring restaurant dining to a whole new level. Trace and Trust’s iPhone app and Android app allow diners to find restaurants based on the type of seafood, meat or produce that has recently been delivered. Users can customize searches to see where fish
In October 2014, the Fort Bragg Groundfish Association initiated a new program to provide Fort Bragg Unified School District’s Nutrition Department with nutritious and delicious seafood for dishes to be served to the middle school and high school students in this community. The fish for this program is currently being caught by Captain Charlie Price
In September 2014, the Monterey Bay Aquarium recognized the hard work of the West Coast Groundfish Fishery and upgraded many of its ratings on species caught by FBGA vessels. The upgraded species range from rockfish to Pacific sanddabs and Dover sole to sablefish. See the complete list and the official announcement.
Once unlikely partners, both fishermen and members of the environmental community are now working together toward a healthy and robust ocean and vibrant fishery for generations to come. For decades, fishermen have tracked their locations of where successful fishing has occurred and where poor conditions exist – either from rocky terrain, sensitive habitat, or unwanted