All of Honeywilya Fish’s salmon are wild, sustainably caught by hook-and-line, individually landed, immediately cleaned and gently handled by Lynn Steyaart and his deckhand. Without the use of nets (that can be detrimental to other species), this small quantity catch method ensures an attention to detail and superior quality with each fish.
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Maria grew up in Chester, Vermont and although she and Lynn were at the University of Vermont (UVM) at the same time they had to go all the way to Alaska to meet each other. After also graduating from UVM, Maria moved to Wrangell, Alaska (the island just south of Lynn’s) where she worked as a wilderness ranger for a number of years before she and Lynn decided to move their home-base back to the lower 48 and resettle in Vermont.
Lynn is the captain and owner of the Alaskan fishing vessel Honeywilya. His love for fishing started at a young age in coastal Georgia where he watched shrimp boats come into port and learned how to fly-fish from his dad. After gaining his degree at the University of Vermont, Lynn navigated his way up to Petersburg, Alaska where, upon arrival, dove head-first into commercial fishing and made it his way of life. Trolling for Alaskan fish has its mental and physical challenges but for Lynn the greatest sense of accomplishment is when he can provide his customers with the highest quality wild seafood in the most sustainable way. In his words “I pride myself on quality and y’alls admiration for the fish makes it all worth it.”
With a bit of diligence, Honeywilya Fish has found itself on the shelves of a few more markets and co-ops this Winter and we are really excited about it! Each market serves a different region of Vermont and carries a portion of our product line. They have all been great to work with and were ...