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by Christopher Pollon Roaring at seven knots up the U.S. side of the Stikine River, a grizzly bear of a man named Mark Galla steers our jet boat through a gauntlet of protruding logs, attempting to point out the exact point at which Alaska becomes British Columbia. Against the vastness of the [ READ MORE... ]
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(Photo by Travis Rummel) by Sam Snyder It’s mid-October here in Alaska, the days are rapidly growing shorter, and with winter on its way rivers will begin their annual freeze up. Some rivers, more than others, in Alaska change drastically with the seasons. The Susitna River is one of those rivers. [ READ MORE... ]
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(Photo by Chris Miller) by Ted Williams Fly, Rod & Reel, Autumn 2014 If you thought the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay area was the most rash and reckless development scheme ever to threaten Alaska’s fish and wildlife, you’d have been wrong. Five enormous hard-rock mines are proposed [ READ MORE... ]
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This week’s news that the U.S. Forest Service has issued a contract for a large old-growth timber sale on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is disappointing to a wide range of Americans, including sport and commercial fishermen, hunters, tourism operators and visitors to [ READ MORE... ]
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Location: Southcentral Type of stream: Freestone Angling methods: Fly, spin Species: Red, silver, rainbows, steelhead, dolly varden  Access: Easy Season: Varies by species and location Supporting Services: Kenai, Soldotna Short take: A fine fall fishery for ‘bows. Great for sockeyes during the [ READ MORE... ]
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Location: Southcentral Type of stream: Freestone Angling methods: Fly, spin Species: King, red, silver, pink salmon; rainbows, steelhead, dolly varden  Access: Easy Season: Varies by species and location Supporting Services: Kenai, Soldotna Short take: Salmon you can find everywhere, but not these [ READ MORE... ]
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<div><strong>Location</strong>:<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Southwest</div><div><strong>Type of stream</strong>:<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> [ READ MORE... ]
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By BRENDAN JONES As a resident of Sitka, in Southeast Alaska, I’ve worked in the local commercial fishing industry on and off for the past 17 years. This summer I’ll go out on the boat once more, in search of salmon, which have become one of the drivers of the region’s economic recovery. This year [ READ MORE... ]
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Acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis will speak in Juneau this evening at the invitation of Trout Unlimited Alaska. Davis will speak about the Sacred Headwaters and how First Nations and others worked to protect this salmon stronghold -- the birthplace of the [ READ MORE... ]
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by Teresa Haugh U.S. Forest Service, Alaska  Alaska’s Chugach and Tongass national forests are sometimes referred to as salmon forests, producing all five species of wild Pacific salmon: king, coho, sockeye, pink, and chum. Salmon is vital to Alaska’s economy, and last year’s statewide commercial [ READ MORE... ]
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