ASJ Correspondent Wins Award

Apologies for not getting this out yesterday, but a hearty congratulations are in order for our correspondent Christine Cunningham. From the Kenai Peninsula Clarion:  Kenai resident Christine Cunningham was still unable to process the announcement that she was the 2014 winner of the Prois Award hours after receiving the news Monday. The Prois Award celebrates … Read more ASJ Correspondent Wins Award

Bristol Bay’s Expected Big Sockeye Run In 2015

        Hey, here’s some Bristol Bay news that isn’t centered around the Pebble Mine controversy (but if you, like, here’s this to peruse). The 2015 sockeye salmon forecast is projected to be one for the books:  From the Alaska Dispatch: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game last weekforecast a Bristol Bay run of … Read more Bristol Bay’s Expected Big Sockeye Run In 2015

Wild Salmon Is An Alaskan Thing

This is probably not a surprise, but per Alaska’s reporting fish guru, Laine Welch, a lot of the nation’s wild salmon comes from Alaska:   Here’s Welch, in the Homer Tribune: Alaska claimed the nation’s top three fishing ports for seafood catches last year, and wild salmon landings – 95 percent from Alaska – topped one billion … Read more Wild Salmon Is An Alaskan Thing

Predator Hunting Proposals Create Tension

(Alex Vanderstuyf/NPS) Our correspondent and longtime Alaskan hunter, Steve Meyer, will weigh in on controversial proposed changes to predator hunting in Alaska’s National Park Service preserves in the December issue of Alaska Sporting Journal. And there are plenty of narratives being written about the subject. From the Fairbanks News-Miner: A rules change up for public comment Thursday night in Fairbanks … Read more Predator Hunting Proposals Create Tension