Westland

Pacific Highliners

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A highliner is a fisher whose catches are consistently in the top few percent. Byron Wright is a highliner who started as a deck hand in the 1940's and is now the millionaire owner of several high-performance seine boats. Mike Halleran wrote and narrated this film for the National Film Board of Canada.

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