Eric Hodge

Community Supported Fishery (CSF)



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About Eric Hodge

I am a Local fisherman in Ventura County. I fish in Ventura, Santa Barbara counties and sell in my town of Ojai CA.
I fish mainly groundfish, using hook and line and deep set long-line.I am also a licensed fish receiver and sell a good portion of my catch direct to restaurants and customers in my community.

Species Offered

Blackcod, Lingcod, Vermilion, Blackgill, sand-dabs, rockfish. Some Yellowtail and White Seabass in the late spring thru early fall.

The value statements outlined below aim to create a higher level of accountability and trust, both internally within the network and externally to the public, in order to advance the movement of Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) and like-minded community-based seafood operations.

  • Community-Based Fisheries
  • Fair Access
  • Fair Price
  • Eating with the Ecosystem
  • Traceable and Simple Supply Chains
  • Catch and Handle with Honor
  • Community and Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
  • Honoring the Ocean
  • Creativity and Collaboration

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I am a local fisherman who loves to sell, trade, barter and sometimes give away the fish I catch. I have a passion for connecting people in my community with fish caught in their own back yard and educating people about the process to harvest local seafood.