Local Fishermen, Washington senator apply anti-Pebble Mine pressure

By Chris Cocoles SEATTLE – Chilly temperatures greeted a hearty group of an estimated 150 fishermen and community members attending Thursday’s Stop Pebble Mine rally at the Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Among several speakers who took the podium was Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell (D), who has penned a letter headed to President Obama in Washington pleading to … Read more Local Fishermen, Washington senator apply anti-Pebble Mine pressure

EPA’s Final Assessment Finds Plenty Of Risks In Bristol Bay Mine

EPA’s Final Assessment Finds Plenty Of Risks In Bristol Bay Mine By Andy Walgamott, on January 15th, 2014 (U.S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PRESS RELEASE) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. … Read more EPA’s Final Assessment Finds Plenty Of Risks In Bristol Bay Mine

Nushagak king salmon run looking strong for 2014

Photos courtesy of Jake’s Nushagak Salmon Camp   Eli Huffman of Jake’s Nushagak Salmon Camp offered this report: The 2014 Nushagak king salmon run is predicted to be a very good year. The economy of the last five years has been a challenge for most outfitters in Alaska with a 60-percent  decline in fishermen and many … Read more Nushagak king salmon run looking strong for 2014

Happy New Year from Alaska Sporting Journal

It’s hard to believe 2014 is already upon us. I’m now working on my fifth edition of Alaska Sporting Journal, and both the magazine and editor are works in progress. I hope we’ve delivered you some intriguing storylines thus far. And we hope to continue that well into 2014. Here’s a good story to chew … Read more Happy New Year from Alaska Sporting Journal