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Amanda Wikoff

The Significance of Salmon: Guest Blog by Kara Berlin of Thunder's Catch

The Significance of Salmon: Guest Blog by Kara Berlin of Thunder's Catch

To see the recipe that goes along with this blog post, head over here. Filleted on the rocking, slippery back deck of our boat, the F/V Thunder, just moments after being caught, fortifying pursuit with our own Wild Alaska Sockeye is such a welcome treat, but it’s also so much more than a meal. With tired eyes and cold, stiff hands, we gather-round the galley table, refueling ourselves on gratitude and grace for the moment, the purpose, the bountiful Alaskan waters, the pursuit. Thank you ocean, thank you fish… …Back on terra firma after the sun-up-to-sun-down-and-then-some commercial fishing season has...

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Amanda Wikoff

Commercial Salmon Fishing in Bristol Bay, Alaska by Dave

Winter has finally given way to a beautiful spring here in the Northwest. This spring, before we know it, will become summer, where the Alaskan fishing industry will quietly swing into full gear. Keep this in mind when you're shopping for salmon this coming season:When we bring salmon home from the store to enjoy a wonderful meal, we might not consider exactly how this particular salmon got to our dinner plate. Still, in the next few months, commercial fisherman in Alaska will track some of the various life-cycles of herring and salmon while also providing an insight into the fishing...

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