From Skis To The Sea: Deadliest Catch Captain Keith Colburn

  Note: A new episode of Deadliest Catch can be seen tonight at 10 p.m. on the Discovery Channel (check your local listings). Check out a clip above. Our May cover story is on Deadliest Catch’s crab skipper, Capt. Keith Colburn of the Wizard.    BY CHRIS COCOLES When Keith Colburn first set foot in … Read more From Skis To The Sea: Deadliest Catch Captain Keith Colburn

Week One Results In Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

  The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is off and running. Here’s a report after week one: The first week of the Jackpot Halibut Derby was a busy one with a 2005 and 2014 tag caught and 2 Jackpot Fish weighed in. Jackpot Leader: Michael Eskelson of Sutton, AK brought in a 187.6-pound, 76-inch fish.  Michael … Read more Week One Results In Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby

Alaska Group Presses Council To Buy Land, Block Mining

The following press release is courtesy of E&E News: Leaders of environmental, hunting and fishing groups in Alaska today urged state and federal officials to formally study buying land to prevent it from being mined for coal. The coalition from Cordova, Alaska, wrote to Sam Cotten, who sits on the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council, to … Read more Alaska Group Presses Council To Buy Land, Block Mining

Hatchery King Salmon Harvest Opened in Coffman Cove

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Beginning Friday, May 18, through Thursday, June 14, 2018, the king salmon regulations in Coffman Cove are as follows: In the continuous waters (black area — See Map) of Coffman Cove west of a line from the mainland of Prince of Wales Island … Read more Hatchery King Salmon Harvest Opened in Coffman Cove

Sitka To Host Chinook Symposium On Monday

The following press release is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) invites the public to attend a Chinook Salmon Symposium, Monday, May 21, 5:00-8:00pm, at Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka, Alaska. Attend this free symposium and learn about the status of Southeast Alaska Chinook … Read more Sitka To Host Chinook Symposium On Monday

News From The Pending Premiere Of The Wild

The following press release is courtesy of The Wild film: In addition to eating wild salmon, a great and simple thing you could do is help us increase our audience for The Wild, our forthcoming sequel. As you probably know, social media is now essential to spread the word about global issues and make the impact of a documentary … Read more News From The Pending Premiere Of The Wild

Magnificient Sights Of The Sound

    The following book excerpt appears in the May issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: Editor’s note: Fjords and fish; bears and birds; glaciers and glitz; Prince William Sound represents one of North America’s most spectacular backyards and flanks Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. Author Debbie Miller and photographer Hugh Rose chronicled every step they took around … Read more Magnificient Sights Of The Sound