NAME: Steve Munro
AGE: Old enough
FARM: Williamson Pass in Nootka Sound
NUMBER OF YEARS AS A SALMON FARMER: 12 great years
WHY YOU BECAME A SALMON FARMER: Being a salmon farmer was a convenience at first. If I had known how fulfilling the work was, I would have gone to school and pursed a career in aquaculture years ago.
WHAT YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT FARMING SALMON IN THE OCEAN: Having the opportunity of working outdoors in some of the best waters in the world, while growing a viable resource for people to eat.
FAVORITE WAY TO EAT SALMON: There isn’t any way I wouldn’t eat salmon!
WHAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT: Family, friends. I believe that what I do for a living helps people.
BIGGEST CHALLENGE YOU FACE DAILY: Being away from my family. It helps that I am working at something I love and having an understanding family
BEST MEMORY: The first time my family came out to stay on the farm, which gave me the opportunity to show them what I do.
THING YOU ARE MOST PROUD ABOUT: That I have had the opportunity of working with Skuna Bay, growing some of the best fish in the world.