A Trawlerman’s Son
Rick Hunt is fascinated, some would say, “obsessed,” with offshore fishing vessels, although he has never worked as a commercial deep-sea or inshore fisherman.
“My interest started when my dad started work on the FPI trawler Zandvoort out of Catalina. I was only three years old at the time — I’m 36 now,” he says.
Rick’s dad, William (Billy) Hunt was a lifelong trawlerman who loved the adventure of working on the sea. Billy relished recounting every last detail of those heady ...