Port Orford, OR

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Chris Aiello Voices from POORT

Chris Aiello is a commercial fisherman with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Originally from the East Coast, he transitioned to the West Coast after being drawn to the outdoor lifestyle. Despite initial plans for a different career, Aiello found his passion in commercial fishing and has been involved in the industry ever since. His wife is also a commercial fisherman, and together, they have navigated the challenges and changes within the fishery.

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Leesa Cobb Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Marylinda Guerin Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Danny Keeler Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Lyle Keeler Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Aaron Longton Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Jeff Miles Voices from POORT

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford i

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast
Jim Auborn Graying of the Fleet

Interview with Jim Auborn.

Courtney Leigh Flathers Port Orford, OR Oregon State University Marine Resource Management Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Voices from the West Coast
Dave Bassett Graying of the Fleet

Dave Bassett is the President of the Rotary Club of Port Orford, and a registered engineer. He was also the State President for the Professional Engineers of Oregon for two years, representing 7,000 registered engineers.

Courtney Leigh Flathers Port Orford, OR Oregon State University Marine Resource Management Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Voices from the West Coast
Tom Calvenese Graying of the Fleet

Now, as older fishermen are getting ready to retire or are retired, what we’re seeing people are referring to as the 'graying of the fleet.

Courtney Leigh Flathers Port Orford, OR Oregon State University Marine Resource Management Program, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Voices from the West Coast