We explore both the romance and the realities of commercial fishing. Tyson Fick and I crewed together on the F/V Heather Anne, a gillnet boat in Alaska, fishing for salmon. We talk about the tough realities of making a living on the water -- as well as why we love it so much!
Most of us think fish and other sea creatures aren't terribly bright. Most of is are wrong. In this episode, I talk with renowned scientist Culum Brown, a leading authority on cognition in aquatic animals, all about how smart our watery friends are. Spoiler alert: They're a lot smarter than we ever thought!