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Alaska

  • Conservation Community

    Feeding mind, body and soul

    Feeding Mind, Body and Soul: The art of subsistence by Marian GiannulisAll photos courtesy of Apay’u Moore Traditional fishing methods build community and well-being in the heart of Bristol Bay Sixty percent of the meat Apay’u Moore consumes in any given year is harvested through subsistence methods. Salmon are caught with set nets anchored to…

  • Conservation

    Watch: “Everyone In Between”

    Highlighting two threatened fisheries on opposite ends of America In 2020, Captains for Clean Water released the film “Everyone in Between” which highlights the need to protect two critical fisheries that are at great risk: Bristol Bay and the Everglades. The film just won “Best in Conservation” at the 15th annual Drake Fly Fishing Video…

  • Conservation

    Sustaining the Susitna River in Alaska

    What an industrial access road means for a remote region with some of the best hunting and fishing in southcentral Alaska.  Alaska’s expansive Susitna River is the 15th largest in the U.S., with tributaries fanning out through an area larger than each of the nine smallest states. The Susitna River, meaning “river of sand,” meanders…

  • Trout Talk

    Finding an old friend on a new hunt

    If you board a jet in Anchorage, Alaska and fly southeast for three hours you can land in Seattle, Washington. Fly three hours southwest and you end up in Adak, a remote island in Alaska’s Aleutian chain.  Adak is equidistant from Seattle and Tokyo. It is 274 square miles of treeless tundra that’s constantly battered…

  • American Places

    Whitewater and wild rainbows on an inspiring Alaska wilderness float

    But future public access at risk with Alaska governor's proposal to strip Susitna Basin waters of "Recreational River" status

    Rafts ready and waiting to be loaded back up for the day ahead. Photo credit: Eric Booton Airborne, we crossed Cook Inlet and began tracing the Susitna River north. My twin sister, Shauna, rode co-pilot in a Cessna 206 atop floats. Moose meandered wetlands and swans dotted water bodies below. In every direction, rivers transected the landscape while glaciers and notorious summits bobbed about in the…