West Coast Rockfish Rebound Faster Than Expected
Thirty miles off the coast of Newport, Mikey Retherford Jr. is watching rockfish in the ocean below him on a screen in the wheelhouse of the Winona J fishing trawler.
"See that right there?" he says, pointing at a yellow blob on the screen. "Boom! We don't want to miss that.
That's there is widow rockfish. That's what we're targeting right there. That's a very large school of fish."
About 30 minutes later, his crew reels in a massive tube of netting stuffed with widow rockfish...
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