Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on commercial fishing in the North and Central Pacific Ocean at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in room D102 of the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  This PowerPoint presentation will be given by Jay Parent and will discuss the waters and fishing of the North and Central Pacific. Parent served the last three years as a domestic fisheries observer/biologist on commercial fishing boats, operating out of the Alaskan cities of Kodiak, Dutch Harbor, Adak and KingÂ’s Cove, as well as Honolulu, Hawaii. Attendees can learn about the technology the fishermen use and the fish in the region and the lifestyles of the American, Korean, Vietnamese and Filipino fishermen engaged in the challenging profession.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $6 for nonmembers. The registration deadline is Monday, April 7. For more information or to register, contact Arnie Aho at 906-226-8104.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman