A Great Fishing Trip

My family of four, including myself, my wife and two sons (ages 7 and 3) are from Georgia and stayed the summer in Portland. We wanted to get out and experience nature and do some fishing as this is a family activity that we have done in multiple locations on various vacations. We found Ben on the … [Read more...]

Chinook Salmon at Buoy 10

Ben just sent me this photo and WOW! A picture definitely says a thousand words today and this fish speaks for itself! Congratulations, and another successful day's guiding from Ben. I've fished twice so far this season with Ben around Astoria and he is brnging in the fish every day...often the … [Read more...]

BBQ Salmon or Steelhead

Put your piece of fish on a piece of foil (make sure its big enough to go over the top of the fish) spread a thin layer of butter on the top of the fish and put your favorite seasonings on top of the the butter. I like to use Montreal steak seasoning with a little Johnnys seasoning salt and some … [Read more...]

Smoked Salmon

A delicious, flavorful, and mild smoked salmon recipe 10lbs of salmon fillets 1 1/2 cups of rock salt 1x 2lb bag of brown sugar 1/4 cup minced garlic 1/2 cup yoshidas teriyaki sauce Cut salmon fillets into pieces 1-2 inches wide put into a big mixing tub and mix all ingredients … [Read more...]

The Heathman Smoked Salmon Hash

From The Oregonian. This popular mainstay of the breakfast menu at The Heathman Restaurant first ran in FOODday in 1991. It also has been featured in Sunset magazine and in "Best American Recipes 1999." It uses hot-smoked salmon, which has a firmer texture than cold-smoked salmon such as … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Seafood Stew

1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 large fennel bulbs, thinly sliced – chop fronds for garnish 1 bunch chopped green onion ( whites and greens separated) 3 gloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 lb. Yukon gold potatoes cut into ½ inch pieces Salt and pepper 1 … [Read more...]

Salmon with Asparagus and Shiitake Mushroom in Parchment Paper

8 oz. mushrooms, trimmed and thinly sliced 8 oz. medium asparagus, trimmed and sliced lengthwise 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Zest of 1 lemon, plus wedges for serving Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup water 4 skinless salmon fillets (5 oz. 1 inch … [Read more...]

Blackened Salmon

1lb To 1 1/2 lb Salmon Filets (skin off) Rub: 2tbl Sugar 1tbl Chili Powder 1tea pepper 1/2tbl spoon ground Cumin 1/2tbl Paprika 1/2 tbl Salt 1/4 tea dry mustard Dash Cinnamon Coat salmon with mixture.  Heat oil on medium heat.  Place salmon in pan and cook for 2 minutes. Turn … [Read more...]

Poached Salmon

1lb Salmon, cut in pieces Medium size pan and lid One cup water One bay leaf Pinch of dill 1/8 tea tarragon One teaspoon garlic powder One teaspoon onion powder One teaspoon salt Dash of lemon pepper Bring to a boil, simmer on low for ten minutes. Place individual serving … [Read more...]

Tuna Bacon Wrap

1lb Tuna Loin Bacon - cut pieces in half 1/4cup Olive oil 1tea.Garlic Powder (or seasoning of your choice) Salt & Pepper to taste Round toothpicks Cut tuna into 1 inch thick slices. Wrap each piece with bacon and secure with toothpicks.  Mix olive oil, seasoning and salt and pepper … [Read more...]