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wning and operating a commercial fishing vessel is a non-stop process of checking and rechecking all working components of the boat: electronics, mechanical, hydraulics, as well as the actual fishing gear used.

The boats act as a lifeline while fishermen and women are at sea, because once they leave the harbour, there’s no turning back. Frank Keitsch, who has been a local fisherman in the area of Steveston, B. C. for nearly 40 years, took us on the open water before introducing us to his newest venture, a seafood truck in Steveston Village.

Frank’s boat is located in Steveston Harbour, Canada’s largest commercial fishing port. It’s named "The Comeback" so he always comes back safely from a trip at sea.
Sitting in the wheelhouse of his boat, scouting the waters.
Part of the machinery required to harvest salmon using hooks and lines.
A few of the lures he uses to harvest his catch.
Frank started his own food truck as a way to give people down by the harbour the option to eat seafood caught by local fishermen. Nothing is deep fried on their menu. 
He spends most of his afternoons on the water or at the food truck.
The Pink Canoe. Wild scallops and shrimp marinated in secret sauces and herbs
Wild salmon and red snapper on the grill

The Cascadian. Grilled wild salmon sandwich.
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Fisherman Frank

Fisherman Frank
From fisherman to food truck owner, Frank knows a good catch when he sees it.
Fisherman Frank
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wning and operating a commercial fishing vessel is a non-stop process of checking and rechecking all working components of the boat: electronics, mechanical, hydraulics, as well as the actual fishing gear used.

The boats act as a lifeline while fishermen and women are at sea, because once they leave the harbour, there’s no turning back. Frank Keitsch, who has been a local fisherman in the area of Steveston, B. C. for nearly 40 years, took us on the open water before introducing us to his newest venture, a seafood truck in Steveston Village.

Frank’s boat is located in Steveston Harbour, Canada’s largest commercial fishing port. It’s named "The Comeback" so he always comes back safely from a trip at sea.
Sitting in the wheelhouse of his boat, scouting the waters.
Part of the machinery required to harvest salmon using hooks and lines.
A few of the lures he uses to harvest his catch.
Frank started his own food truck as a way to give people down by the harbour the option to eat seafood caught by local fishermen. Nothing is deep fried on their menu. 
He spends most of his afternoons on the water or at the food truck.
The Pink Canoe. Wild scallops and shrimp marinated in secret sauces and herbs
Wild salmon and red snapper on the grill

The Cascadian. Grilled wild salmon sandwich.
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From fisherman to food truck owner, Frank knows a good catch when he sees it.
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wning and operating a commercial fishing vessel is a non-stop process of checking and rechecking all working components of the boat: electronics, mechanical, hydraulics, as well as the actual fishing gear used.

The boats act as a lifeline while fishermen and women are at sea, because once they leave the harbour, there’s no turning back. Frank Keitsch, who has been a local fisherman in the area of Steveston, B. C. for nearly 40 years, took us on the open water before introducing us to his newest venture, a seafood truck in Steveston Village.

Frank’s boat is located in Steveston Harbour, Canada’s largest commercial fishing port. It’s named "The Comeback" so he always comes back safely from a trip at sea.
Sitting in the wheelhouse of his boat, scouting the waters.
Part of the machinery required to harvest salmon using hooks and lines.
A few of the lures he uses to harvest his catch.
Frank started his own food truck as a way to give people down by the harbour the option to eat seafood caught by local fishermen. Nothing is deep fried on their menu. 
He spends most of his afternoons on the water or at the food truck.
The Pink Canoe. Wild scallops and shrimp marinated in secret sauces and herbs
Wild salmon and red snapper on the grill

The Cascadian. Grilled wild salmon sandwich.

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