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Salmon: Valuable beyond a reasonable doubt

Monomaniacally, fresh salmon pass rotting carcasses of their relatives, only hours or days behind but in lock step and same death wish [...]

August 8, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Hatchery salmon crowding habitat in Alaska

Researchers found that large numbers of hatchery salmon stray into streams with low water and cause what scientists call hypoxia. [...]

July 26, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It’s the fastest fish – period

Fly fishing for sailfish doesn't happen for most folks in a lifetime. But if you get the chance it's beyond fun and not difficult with a good captain [...]

June 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Valuing Our Fish Habitats Via Partnerships

The Partnership benefits all 50 states - leveraging federal, state, tribal, and private funding to achieve the greatest impact on fish populations [...]

June 9, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Uh oh, they’re back. Mining salmon grounds in Bristol Bay!

There is a biblical environmental tragedy looming here. One toxic mine tailing breach and thousands of years old salmon spawning grounds would be gone forever [...]

May 15, 2017 RECENT, Slide

No, they’re trout, not small tarpon

The season in Alaska is short, the best weeks fill up fast and there are only so many great lodges. A word to the wise - call today to get exactly what you want [...]

May 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Chuitna River’s salmon spawning grounds are facing potential decimation

If permitted, the Chuitna River mine would be the first strip mine in Alaska that was excavated directly through salmon spawning habitat. [...]

March 1, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Alaska: The good news is we saved 70 salmon and trout streams

The Tongass is the nation’s largest National Forest, producing hundreds of millions of wild salmon each year that support commercial and sport fishing industries [...]

December 16, 2016 Alaska, RECENT, Slide

Destinations: Make mine Alaska. In the fall it’s big, hungry trout

Watching good videos never seem to get old. The best are teases that make us think of being in the moment of now - get up and go do something - like go fishing [...]

October 11, 2016 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Salmon Fishing: An Alaskan angler foregoes rod and reel

On the Alaska Peninsula, salmon constitute a significant portion of a wolf’s summer diet. Video footage shows a wolf who was particularly skilled at fishing [...]

June 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Salmon Fishing, Slide