Where do we get our crab?

Where do we get our crab?

Where do we get our crab? At Wild for Salmon, you are buying as directly from the fisherman as we can offer. When it comes to salmon, that’s our Bristol Bay fleet: folks Steve, Jenn, Cabot, Matt and our summer crew who spend a few months each year on the F/V Ava Jane. However, we sell more than salmon! We are excited to create a little space in our blog...
The boys are back in town!

The boys are back in town!

The boys are back in town! The last full weekend in July brought the crew home from Bristol Bay via Seattle--where Elma (me, the “fishpatcher” of this bulletin and marketing help on the west coast) finally had the chance to meet Steve in person! Before talking business with our friend, Mark Titus of The Breach and soon to be The Wild films, we had the chance to talk fishing, swap...

Bristol Bay Bulletin: The First Set

There is an exhilaration unknown to many--that is the first set of the commercial salmon season. Often boats are not alone but snuggled up next to each other at the district line, greenhorns and veterans alike pacing the back deck, checking the GPS for time and coordinates, preparing to release 150 feet of plastic mesh into the Bristol Bay brackish river in hopes to bring that net back in, just...

Bristol Bay Bulletin: Welcome!

Welcome to our first Bristol Bay Bulletin! My name is Elma, and after seven years of commercial fishing in Bristol Bay I’m living in Bellingham, Washington this summer and working a bit behind the scenes with Wild For Salmon. One of my biggest tasks of the summer will be to translate the happenings on the Ava Jane, Steve’s fishing vessel and home for the next six weeks, to you--our loyal...