A busy, successful season for the F/V Ava Jane! 

A busy, successful season for the F/V Ava Jane! 

“Patience is the word of the year.”  In case you didn’t get a chance to catch up with Steve and the F/V Ava Jane at this year’s Fishtival celebration or you’re one of our awesome online customers who couldn’t make the trip, we wanted to give you our Wild for Salmon take on the Bristol Bay season aboard our summer home, a 32’ gillnetter in Bristol Bay, Alaska.  The Kurian...
Follow Along with the Bristol Bay salmon season

Follow Along with the Bristol Bay salmon season

Looking to follow along with the Bristol Bay Salmon Season? You can tune in to KDLG from home to hear the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report. These well-researched updates recap what’s new with the season just about every day during the Bristol Bay summer. The fleet will rely on the station’s journalists and deejays to paint the full picture of where the fish are, how much is being caught in which...
Fish ho! Time to head north!

Fish ho! Time to head north!

Here in Bellingham (Hi! It's Elma), the waterfront is a bustling place to be. During the last few weekends, many folks have driven up and down the Washington coast, preparing their load of materials to go up on the few barges that land in Bristol Bay, a region notably excluded from the road system. From Pennsylvania, the Kurian’s food order was delivered to the Seattle harbor and loaded onto the...
Let's talk gratitude!

Let's talk gratitude!

This Bristol Bay Bulletin is all about gratitude. Steve & I started Wild for Salmon to provide natural, sustainably harvested salmon products of superior quality, priced for the common good. You may have heard us say before, “We offer wild, Alaskan sockeye salmon because we believe the health benefits received from wild salmon are an essential part of our mind and body health.”   It's still true. For more on...
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...