Deadliest Catch Captains Make Mask Wearing PSA

Deadliest Catch, Discovery Channel’s popular series that will begin its 17th season this spring on Discovery and Discovery Plus, and with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging – even as vaccines begin to offer hope – the importance of wearing masks hasn’t been lost on Deadliest Catch’s skippers such as former subjects of profiles in ASJ, … Read more Deadliest Catch Captains Make Mask Wearing PSA

Why Alaska? An Angler Explains Why He Keeps Coming Back North

The following appears in the February issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY TONY ENSALACO “Daddy, why do you go to Alaska?” You would think a simple question coming from a then 8-year-old girl would be easy to address. But at that moment, I felt like a fool because I couldn’t come up with a specific … Read more Why Alaska? An Angler Explains Why He Keeps Coming Back North

Only In Alaska: Woman Calmly Handles Outhouse Confrontation With Bear

Well, Alaskans know that a bruin confrontation can occur almost everywhere – but oh, the bear/bathroom humor of it all! Here’s more from KHNS radio: After traveling across the frozen lake by snow machine on Saturday, they cooked sausages over an outdoor firepit. Later that evening, Stevens left the yurt to use the outhouse. “Normally, … Read more Only In Alaska: Woman Calmly Handles Outhouse Confrontation With Bear

The Wild Director Mark Titus Starting New Podcast (Updated)

The following is courtesy of Mark Titus, director of the salmon documentaries The Breach and The Wild: (UPDATE: The podcast begins on Monday, not Tuesday): SAVE WHAT YOU LOVEPODCASTwithMark TitusListen to the Trailer We launch next Monday, 02.22!So very excited to bring you this new podcast.   Here’s the skinny: Wild salmon give their very lives so that … Read more The Wild Director Mark Titus Starting New Podcast (Updated)

ADFG Accepting Public Comments About Proposed Southeast Alaska Commercial Fishing Regulations

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is proposing to amend, repeal or adopt regulations in Title 5 of the Alaska Administrative Code (AAC).  The proposed changes include commercial fishing regulations in specified terminal harvest areas in southern southeast Alaska, administrative regulations of … Read more ADFG Accepting Public Comments About Proposed Southeast Alaska Commercial Fishing Regulations

State Places Acoustic Moorings In Kalsin Bay For Tanner Crab Study

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Kodiak) – As part of a study designed to learn more about Tanner crab movements, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Commercial Fisheries, has deployed eight sunken acoustic moorings in Kalsin Bay near Kodiak. The moorings are located in the deepest … Read more State Places Acoustic Moorings In Kalsin Bay For Tanner Crab Study

Kodiak Alerts Include Karluk River King Salmon Fishing Closure

The following updates are courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Karluk River Closed to King Salmon Fishing (Kodiak) – To protect returning king salmon and ensure fishing opportunities in the future, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is closing sport fishing for king salmon in the Karluk River drainage including the … Read more Kodiak Alerts Include Karluk River King Salmon Fishing Closure