Conservation Groups React To BC-Alaska Transboundary Program Report

The following is courtesy of SalmonState, Salmon Beyond Borders, Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission and United Fishermen of Alaska SOUTHEAST ALASKANS RESPOND TO RELEASE OF AK – BC REPORT, HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR TRIBAL AND FEDERAL LEADERSHIP TO PROTECT INTERNATIONAL SALMON RIVERS Juneau, AK – The State of Alaska and the Province of British Columbia released yesterday … Read more Conservation Groups React To BC-Alaska Transboundary Program Report

UTBB Posts Full-Page Ad Message To POTUS Over Pebble Mine Protections

The United Tribes of Bristol Bay has been one of the most vocal opponents of the Pebble Mine, and as the proposed plan has been, for now, denied, the push to offer permanent Bristol Bay protection continues. Here’s a screen shot and the full text of the ad that’s running in Politico, courtesy of a … Read more UTBB Posts Full-Page Ad Message To POTUS Over Pebble Mine Protections

ADFG Clarifies Regs On Susitna River King Salmon Fishing Restricted To Catch-And-Release Only

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: (Palmer) – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is issuing a correction to a previous emergency order dated January 22, 2021, that unintentionally limited the fishing area on the Deshka River. All waters normally open to king salmon fishing on the Deshka River … Read more ADFG Clarifies Regs On Susitna River King Salmon Fishing Restricted To Catch-And-Release Only

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