G. Bruce Knecht
Part high seas adventure adventure, part courtroom drama "Hooked: A True Story of Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish," chronicles how a California fish merchant renamed the ugly Patagonian toothfish Chilean sea bass,creating a worldwide craze for this white-fleshed fish. With growing demand for the fish, pirates were only too happy to satisfy diners' appetite for Chilean sea bass. Author G. Bruce Knecht follows how Australian officials caught one of these illegal fishing vessels in a dramatic, 21-day 4,000 mile chase. He joins The Guys today to talk about his book and this fascinating story.
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Podcast Date: 11/30/2006