Fishing Vessel: St. Nicholas

The St Nicholas is a US Fishing Vessel, run by Father Nicholas Yakunin. This vessel, a 56 foot long liner that can hold 60,000 lbs of fish with a total crew of six family members on board.

The fishing method used on the St Nicholas is longlining. This method favored by North American Commercial Halibut fishermen. For more on longline fishing click here.