Stories About Loki Fish Company

Loki Fish Company: 2016 American Made Honoree
Decades before the local-food movement hit the mainstream, Seattle native Pete Knutson envisioned a gentler, more sustainable way to get seafood from ocean to plate.
January 9, 2017
Seattle Magazine - Seafood Dishes We Love
We could try to name our city’s best seafood restaurant. But it’s an almost impossible task with so many solid seafood dishes served by so many restaurants in our city. These dishes are stand outs. Catch them when they’re in season.
June 2016
Zagat: 8 Not-to-Miss Food Stands
We’re lucky to have farmer's markets running year-round in Seattle, and now is the time when those markets overflow with bright, bountiful produce.
May 17, 2016
Loki Fish Company: Building a Brand, One Fish at a Time
Starting, growing, and maintaining a small family business is tough, regardless of the industry you are in. Even the bravest and smartest entrepreneur is climbing a steep mountain: one-third of new ventures close within two years, half within five years, and so on. Only one in four is still around 15 years after opening day.
December 8, 2015
Community Stories: Fishermans Terminal
Fishermen's Terminal has been the home port for the North Pacific Fishing Fleet for a century. This documentary by B.J. Bullert takes a look at the 2001 decision to add pleasure craft to the working class enclave, and examines maritime development in a rapidly growing city. Original story, Revisted Story
December 7, 2015
Salmon Fishing in Seattle's Harbor with Loki Fish Co & Pangeality Productions
Filming on board Loki Fish Co's boat the Njord in Seattle harbor on a warm October night. Picking the net of keta salmon with Pete and Dylan Knutson, learning about this amazing local fresh resource, what it means to fish and harvest sustainably, and enjoying a beautiful night out on the water.
October 22, 2015
Years of Living Dangerously - Bonus Footage
Pete, a local fisherman in Puget Sound, discusses his family-owned fishing business and the threat to his livelihood that ocean acidification poses.
May 7, 2014
Scientists Say Stop Worrying About Fukushima Radioactivity in Fish
Japan’s nuclear disaster released hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water in 2011, sparking rampant speculation that a contaminated plume would reach the waters of North America’s West Coast.
Three years later, such speculation is alive and well on the Internet.
January 15, 2014
No Elevated Radiation Levels
Loki Fish Company announced today that laboratory analysis of five salmon species harvested by its fishermen in Puget Sound and Southeast Alaska during 2013 show no indications of elevated radiation levels.
January 7, 2014
Noshing with Nancy
Nancy Leson of the Seattle Times interviews Dylan about his go-to spots for food in the city.
April 5, 2013
Farmer's Pal-International Farm
& Green Business Directory

Online national directory of all things organic,
sustainable and local

September 2013
Green Fertility
A review of Loki's wild salmon jerky
March 2010
A Fish For All Seasons
Pete talks to Seattle Metropolitan
Magazine about halibut

June 2009
Local fishing business celebrates
30 years of keeping it in the family

West Seattle Herald article
May 2009
Farm Fresh Family
Janet McDevitt and her family explore
eating locally

March 2009
Home-Cured Salmon
Mixed Greens Blog uses Loki’s sockeye
fillets to prepare a holiday appetizer

January 2009
DIY Sushi
Nancy Leson of the Seattle Times uses
Loki's ikura for making sushi at home

December 2008
Mixed Greens Blog
Eating Locally in the Pacific Northwest
August 2008
“Low-Key” Salmon
Farmers Market Forays blog entry
February 2008
Loki Salmon vs. Bumblebee
Local Farmers Market blog entry
July 2008

Political and Environmental Issues

Study Finds Puget Sound Salmon Low in Contaminants
A recent scientific study at the University of Washington has confirmed that Puget Sound Keta Salmon is nearly free of environmental contaminants, so consumers can eat this local fish with confidence.
Salmon Bycatch Report by Steve Mathews
Two recent reports compare bycatch mortalities of chinook and coho salmon during the fall Puget Sound chum salmon season, for the two major gear types – gillnets and purse seines.
Fisherman sue state over chum changes
Seattle Post Intelligencer article
October 2007
Marketing efforts of gillnetters derailed
Seattle Post-Intelligencer article
November 2007
Fishing is a family affair
Seattle Post-Intelligencer article
Watch companion mini-documentary Jonah's Boat.
September 2006
Buying fish off the boat
is quintessential Seattle

Seattle Post-Intelligencer article
January 2004
The Port's Jet Set
Seattle Weekly Article
April 2002
Fishermen form sea of protest
Seattle Times article
May 1992