The Pebble Mine Fight is Far From Over

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By Dan Frasier Be warned, the Pebble Mine is not a settled issue. The risks to one of the most important watersheds on the planet are still very much alive. Progress has been made and Pebble’s backers frustrated, but they certainly aren’t done. In fact, they are...



So You Want To Be An Alaska Guide?

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By Whitney Gould The plane, which brought me to Western Alaska is gone. I’m standing on a remote, empty tarmac. The sky is a herring-gull gray, the air crisp and clean. I am surrounded by tundra. The only visible object is a square box painted white, the...



The Chum Salmon, He’s Mad As Hell And He’s Not Going To Take It Anymore

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IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A FIGHT, THIS IS THE GUY TO GIVE IT TO YOU. Chum salmon get very little in the way of respect. It's either called a chum or a dog salmon. I don't even know it's proper name but it's pretty clear from...



Saturday Shoutout / Deneki Does It Right

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I KNOW I SHOUTED OUT TO DENEKI JUST LAST WEEK, BUT THIS IS SERIOUS. Today's shoutout serves two purposes. To share some great Alaska fishing content and to set the record straight on a few things. I hope you will read this and indulge my rant....



The Land Before Time

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By Carter Lyles THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IN 1867 BOUGHT THE 49TH STATE, twice the size of Texas, for two cents an acre from the Russian Empire, who feared that it could be seized by Britain if war were to break out. The territory officially became part...