Bristol Bay Bulletin — Sockeye

Where have all our comments gone?

Where have all our comments gone?

 A Pebble Mine Update for Fall Last spring, like many of our fellow fishing and industry peers, we asked for your help in making our needs and concerns known regarding the Pebble Mine. Together, we sent thousands of comments to the Army Corps of Engineers -- 174,889 to be exact -- asking them to consider the many issues behind the Pebble Limited Partnership’s plan as they compile their Environmental Impact...
Missed Fishtival? Let's Catch You Up! Opportunity to Save.

Missed Fishtival? Let's Catch You Up! Opportunity to Save.

Fishtival is our annual “Welcome home!” festival for Steve and our local fishermen, where we celebrate the season’s successes, visit with other local producers, and catch up with friends, family and loyal customers about our summer on the water. We know some of our customers and friends aren’t local or couldn’t make it, so: a quick 2018 season recap!   First, some not-so-great news: Alaska wide:  Unfortunately, Bristol Bay was...
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...
See you at PASA!

See you at PASA!

Wild for Salmon will donate 10% of event sales (including pre-orders) back to PASA!  Over the years, PASA has proven to be an invaluable resource and ambassador for wild and sustainable foods, and we can’t thank them enough for all their hard work! Support PASA with us by purchasing wild seafood to pick up at this upcoming conference and putting your dollars back towards this wonderful organization! How To Order 1....
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...