My name is Robin Blue. I am the wife of a commercial fisherman (Zed), and the mother of two little boys, Atticus (6) and Larkyn (4). Zed fishes the Pacific Coast from Oregon to Alaska catching Black cod, Halibut, Dungeness crab, Salmon, and sometimes King Crab and Opilio Crab. I am partially employed as a freelance artist, writer and teacher, but most of the time I stay home with our kids while Zed is gone fishing (most of the year). Commercial fishing is a difficult lifestyle in which to raise kids or maintain a marriage, but we make it work the best we can.
In this blog I comment on important issues and current events in the commercial fishing industry, I cover Zed’s life on the boat, but mostly I stick to my side of the story- raising a family and holding down the fort while my husband is out to sea.