AK: A New Generation of Fishermen

The fishing industry isn’t getting any younger, and the so-called “graying of the fleet” even has some state legislators concerned. But while fishermen are getting older on average, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a younger crowd eager to enter the industry.

KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez met up with some of these people recently after Fish Expo in Seattle. They spent the night swapping stories at a few traditional fishermen’s bars in the city’s Ballard neighborhood.

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