Bristol Bay Bulletin — knowyourfisherman

Happy Spring, seafood lovers!

Happy Spring, seafood lovers!

We’re nearing the end of March, and Spring, with its longer days, blooming flowers, and Buying Club pick-ups is just about in full swing. We are excited to charge into this new season with gusto, new products, and one eye on the upcoming salmon season.   It’s always a treat to see our customers, and we really enjoyed welcoming you all into the store for our spring tasting. If you...
What we learned (& ate) at the Pacific Marine Expo.

Wild for Salmon’s Takeaways from the 2017 Pacific Marine Expo

This a busy time of year for all of us, but Steve was able to sneak away to attend Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, joining Elma in the northwest and hundreds of others at various industry and seafood related panels, talks, booths, and meals in Pioneer Square, Seattle. The event is the largest marine tradeshow on the West Coast, and this year we have a couple important takeaways. We love...
Filling Your Freezer and Putting Up Fish

Filling Your Freezer and Putting Up Fish

In bush Alaska, the tradition of “putting up” fish is a rewarding and time-consuming part of everyone’s summer. As is the tradition of most Alaska native cultures, the summer task was, and still is for many, to catch and preserve fish to eat throughout the winter. Along the Kenai River every summer, thousands of Alaskans dip-net in order to fill their freezers. Commercial fishermen make sure to stick around for...
Learning from Catawissa Creek

Learning from Catawissa Creek

Spending time in the Pennsylvanian outdoors is a fond childhood memory of Steve’s, and we’re confident this is the same for many of you. We know we have fishermen among our readership; where are your first fishing memories? Steve’s are with his father as a kid, at Beaver Creek, right below his house. That bit was fishable and a huge part of his childhood adventures, but it flows into the...
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...