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Canadian trappers roll with a new hull
COVER: The 66-foot Noyo Dawn, a multispecies trawler, is the 33rd boat built by Chris Van Peer in Fort Bragg, Calif. Paul House photo.
NATIONAL FISHERMAN • FEBRUARY 2017 • VOL. 97, NO. 10
Expanding and supporting Alaska’s maritime apprenticeship programs
A new dawn
The Estes family’s new 66-foot multispecies trawler is the last built by Chris Van Peer.
Moment of youth In loving memory of a father who introduced a young woman to the fishing life
The latest diesels that meet Tier IV emissions requirements.
Go with the flow
Using fuel monitoring systems for your best results.
2 Editor’s Log 4 Fishing Back When 6 Mail Buoy/Eileen Sobeck 8 Fo’c’sle Library 10 Consequences 12 Around the Coasts 20 Market Reports
Horsepower heroes Our annual diesel guide: • Engine management tips • Directory of diesel specs • Manufacturer news
Last Set Tonging for oysters in Biloxi, Miss. p. 52
Around the Yards
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Maine yard focused on fiberglass; Outfitting an old netter at PME; 24-hour engine swap in the bay
Table of Contents page 22: Paul House photo page 26: MAN Diesel photo page 38: Fashion Blacksmith photo
Rope for late-night emergencies; Flotation case with safety storage
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