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  • From Egegik Fish Camp to National Geographic Camerawoman: A Conversation with Erin Ranney

    Erin Ranney might be best described as a force of nature for nature. When she was 13 years old, she began working on a setnet operation in the Egeg...
  • Fisherpoets Gathering - Virtual Pandemic Edition

    Later this week, some of the saltiest people we know will step out of their comfort zones and into the virtual realm to spill their guts and pull o...
  • 3 Things to Watch for Bristol Bay in 2021 From our Wildly Devoted Partners at savebristolbay.org

    2020 was one for the books in Bristol Bay. We took on Pebble and prevailed – the proposed mine’s most important federal permit was denied. Thanks t...
  • An Interview with Tim Sands, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game Area Management Biologist for the Nushagak River and its tributaries

    The success of Pride of Bristol Bay relies on the success of the Bristol Bay wild salmon fishery, and we couldn’t do it without the good folks who ...
  • Fatbiking and Packrafting to Bristol Bay: A Conversation with Bjørn Olson

    In 2013, Bjørn Olson decided to fatbike and packraft from Cook Inlet to Bristol Bay via the northern shore of 77-mile long Lake Iliamna. He joked—w...
  • Mark Emery: Bristol Bay Wildlife Cinematographer and Fishing Guide

    Mark Emery may be the most interesting man in the world. Legend has it that he decided to move to Bristol Bay after besting the biggest alligator i...
  • Chris Miller: Photographing Bristol Bay

    Photographing commercial fishing takes a special sort of person—one who doesn’t mind the salty spray of waves, the blood and slime of fish and the ...
  • Catching the Iliamna Lake Monster

    On a calm September day, a group of moose hunters sat in their skiff on Iliamna Lake on the Alaska Peninsula. The men noticed what looked like two ...
  • An inside look at Alaskan fisheries

    By: Chris Miller - Alaska Magazine September 2020 The act of fishing, regardless of the advantages of modern technologies, still remains a test of ...
  • A Conversation with Hunter and Conservationist Tia Shoemaker

    Hunting Guide Tia Shoemaker is fighting tooth and nail to ensure future generations will have the opportunity to experience the wilderness of Brist...
  • Melanie Brown: Bristol Bay Salmon Mama

    When Melanie Brown was 10 years old, her mom decided it was time for her to begin fishing the family’s setnet site on the Naknek River in Bristol B...
  • Here's Why Salmon are Pink, Orange or Red

    AN OVERVIEW ON HOW DIET AFFECTS THE COLOR OF SALMON’S FLESH Have you ever heard that if you eat a bunch of carrots, you’ll turn orange? Salm...