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

ASJ Correspondent Haugen Joins Alaska Outdoors Television

  Alaska Sporting Journal contributor Scott Haugen, who teams with his wife, Tiffany, for their monthly “From Field to Fire” column, will appear on the Outdoor Channel network as a host. Here’s the release: Anchorage, Alaska – 59th Parallel Productions Inc., a television entertainment company, announced today the addition of Scott Haugen as host to … Read more ASJ Correspondent Haugen Joins Alaska Outdoors Television

Alaskan Huntress Hillarie Putnam (Part II)

Here’s part II of our chat with Alaskan hunter and actress  Hillarie Putnam, currently available in the October issue of Alaska Sporting Journal:  By Chris Cocoles Hillarie Putnam knows she can hang with the guys and be just fine, thank you. The 26-year-old big-game hunter, actress and docu-series television star still doesn’t understand why women … Read more Alaskan Huntress Hillarie Putnam (Part II)