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Captain Jerry Tilley’s recently published book, Ice & Fire is an adventurous, first-hand account of life in the Alaskan fishing industry during these early decades. It is not usual for Keyport to share book recommendations, but as a great friend and early business partner of ours, Jerry’s stories dovetail with our own history of crabbing in the Artic seas. And what a history it is! Jerry’s stories range from riding out a devastating tsunami, to dangerous rescue missions to feats of innovation that revolutionized the industry.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced total allowable catch for the 2019/2020 season for Bistol Bay Red King crab, Bering Sea Snow crab and Bering Sea Bairdi.
Fishing quotas for Aleutian Islands golden king crab are up again this year.
East of Atka, commercial fishermen can harvest 4.3 million pounds. To the west, they can take almost 2.9 million.
Those numbers represent 12- and 15-percent increases over last season, according to management biologist Miranda Westphal of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Keyport is pleased to announce that Gerry Brajcich has joined Keyport as Director of Sales – National Accounts. Gerry will be an integral part of Keyport’s sales strategy and management of national retail, restaurant and food service accounts. Gerry comes to Keyport...
Keyport LLC, a privately held seafood producer and value-added food manufacturer, has announced that effective February 1st, 2018 it is relocating its corporate headquarters to Edmonds, WA. - a waterfront community to the north of Seattle, WA. Following the opening of...
With Budget bills practically the only thing being passed in Congress these days, it was an opportune time to fix the problem with Golden King Crab. This crab, called Brown crab in the past, has been marketed as Golden King crab for many years by ASMI and the Alaskan...
March 14th, 2017 Keyport Celebrates 20th Anniversary Keyport LLC, a 100% independently owned, broad line producer and marketer of seafood products is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Keyport was founded in 1997 by Darryl K. Pedersen, a pioneer in the...
Alaska Snow crab has a very loyal following among crab lovers and chefs and is beloved for its extraordinarily long, easy-to-crack legs.
Although slightly smaller than their Red and Blue King crab cousins, Alaska Golden King crab are known for their excellent texture and milder, slightly sweeter taste. Golden King crab derive their name from the golden hue of their shell.
Innovative webbing allows undersized crab to escape the pots, resulting in a more efficient catch, fewer pots hauled and greater protection of the fishery.
Ever wonder why Golden King crab pots are pink? Keyport looks at the science of visible light below water to find the explanation.
Ever wonder how the size grades are set for King crab legs? Alaska King crab is marketed, or sized, according to the number of crab legs in a ten-pound package. Legs labeled ‘6/9’, for example, are large and it takes only six to nine legs to make up a ten-pound box.
You likely know that King crab, Snow crab and Dungeness crab are among the most sought-after seafood items available. But did you know that these beloved crabs also have some powerful health benefits?
Just back from hauling gear in the Aleutian Islands, Co-Captain Anna took a moment to share one of her favorite recipes for King crabs legs: Golden King Crab Pasta Carbonara.
Keyport Kitchens joins Chef Hans Korompis of The Market Fishmonger & Eatery in Edmonds, WA to prepare Singapore chili Golden King Crab.
Preparing Alaska King crab may seem intimidating, but it is actually quite simple. Alaska King crab legs are pre-cooked and flash frozen to preserve their wild-caught taste. To prepare at home, you only need to thaw and gently reheat Thawing King Crab To ensure the...
In pursuit of the best-tasting, most sustainable King crab in the world, we travel to the far northern reaches of the Pacific Ocean. Here on the rocky, volcanic slopes of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, we fish for Golden King crab at depths that can reach over 2,000...
Meet crew member Anna before she heads north for Golden King crab season.
Meet our Captain as he readies the vessel for Alaska Golden King Crab season (Fall 2018).