Rex Hockema

Location of Interview
Collection Name

Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing


Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in and around Newport, Oregon, and Kodiak, Alaska, exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Funding was provided by the NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America, and by the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Date of Interview

National Capital Contracting 


Interview topics include background and how participant began fishing, social ties, Joint Venture fishing, seafood processing, changes in fisheries management, rationalization, cost of entry in fishing, Kodiak history, changes in crab fishery, changes in pollock fishery, changes in shrimp fishery, and Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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