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Living Away From Comforts of Home

Living Away From Comforts of Home

Posted by Natalie on Jun 27th 2021

There is something special about the Bristol Bay beach that has lured me to return for 5 seasons of fishing for Sockeye Salmon… indoor plumbing is not one of them. Nestled against a scrubby berm in … read more
Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July Celebrations

Posted by Gwen on Jun 27th 2021

Down in the lower 48, the Fourth of July is well known for getting together with family to barbeque, set off fireworks and celebrate our country’s independence. And up in Egegik, it isn’t much diff … read more
Popsie Smoked Salmon

Popsie Smoked Salmon

Posted by Erin on Jun 27th 2021

When you spend your summers fishing for salmon day in and day out, you learn a few things. One – salmon is money. Every salmon we pick from our net, bleed, slush ice, and process is money and a bet … read more
Forecasting the Tides

Forecasting the Tides

Posted by Erin on Jun 27th 2021

When you’re a commercial salmon fisherman time suddenly seems irrelevant. The days and weeks blend together as one. You go from “go-go-go” between 9am-5pm in your normal life to your entire days being … read more
How it All Started

How it All Started

Posted by Tony on Jun 15th 2021

Hi Folks, my leaders here at fish camp asked me to write about how we got started, but I’m told to hold it down to 6 or 7 pages ….I first came to Alaska in 1963, summer job, and after graduating, A … read more