ASJ Correspondent Bjorn Dihle To Virtually Discuss New Bear Book

Our correspondent Bjorn Dihle wrote a new book, A Shape In The Dark: Living and Dying with Brown Bears. (Check out an excerpt that ran in our February issue.). Alaska-based Dihle will be part of a virtual meet-up hosted by Conservation Northwest to discuss the book. Here’s the information: Please mark your calendars for a … Read more ASJ Correspondent Bjorn Dihle To Virtually Discuss New Bear Book

ADFG Commissioner Asks Potus To Consider Fair Seafood Industry Trade Value

Alaska Department of Fish and Game commissioner Doug Vincent-Lang penned a letter to President Joe Biden about natural resources trade value, particularly in the seafood industry. Here’s a portion of the letter: Alaska Encourages Biden Administration to Negotiate Fair Trade Practices The Biden administration will be meeting with the Chinese government this week to discuss … Read more ADFG Commissioner Asks Potus To Consider Fair Seafood Industry Trade Value

Recreational Fishing Closing At Peterson Creek

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Sport Fishing Closed in Peterson Creek  (Juneau) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish announced today that a portion of Peterson Creek, north of Juneau, is closed to sport fishing for all species. Specific restrictions are as follows: The … Read more Recreational Fishing Closing At Peterson Creek

Alaska Board Of Game Approves Multiple 2021-22 Hunting Proposals

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Board of Game: The Alaska Board of Game (board) held a regulatory meeting on Thursday, March 18, 2021, via web-conference and took the following regulatory actions: Reauthorized all proposed antlerless moose hunts except for those in Units 1C, 5A, and 6C; Reauthorized all proposed brown bear tag fee … Read more Alaska Board Of Game Approves Multiple 2021-22 Hunting Proposals

Unfinished Business: Final Bucket List For An Alaskan Hunter On The Move

PHOTOS BY PAUL ATKINS The following appears in the March issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY PAUL D. ATKINS Elk, that’s it!I think it’s time to go and chase some elk. And not just any elk; I’m talking about the big boys, the ones that dreams are made of. The ones that take years to … Read more Unfinished Business: Final Bucket List For An Alaskan Hunter On The Move

Let Us Show You Around: An Angler’s Home Is Full Of Surprises

PHOTOS BY TONY ENSALACO The following appears in the March issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: BY TONY ENSALACO It’s been said that a home reflects the personality of its occupants, and if that is true, then it would be pretty obvious to a visitor that a rabid salmon and steelhead junkie lives at my address. … Read more Let Us Show You Around: An Angler’s Home Is Full Of Surprises

Hooknoses, Nasal Swabs: An Alaska COVID-Influenced Fishing Trip Like No Other

The following appears in the March issue of Alaska Sporting Journal: Author Brian Kelly (above) made it to Juneau for a great silver salmon trip, but he had to adhere to a lot of COVID-19 protocols to make it happen. (PHOTOS BY BRIAN KELLY) BY BRIAN KELLY I have been fortunate enough to travel to … Read more Hooknoses, Nasal Swabs: An Alaska COVID-Influenced Fishing Trip Like No Other

New Economic Report Highlights Importance Of Bristol Bay Salmon

The Bristol Bay Defense Fund announced a new study that dramatically highlights the impact Bristol Bay’s salmon has 0 roughly to the tune of $2.2 billion in annual value and 15,000 jobs in the industry. Here’s a link to the full report. And here’s a press release that breaks down the key information: New economic … Read more New Economic Report Highlights Importance Of Bristol Bay Salmon