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Alaskan Fishing -

Spring distribution is right around the corner. While I’m looking forward to connecting with all the Alaska Select Clubs across the country--I’m feeling the crunch of several coinciding, time-sensitive passion projects. One project in particular has become especially time consuming due its urgent nature. I’ve been working on a documentary with a crew over the last three years. The overarching theme of the documentary is what you’ve seen lots of here on the website--the disconnect between the seafood industry and the consumer. You know, "when you don't know the source of your food, and seafood in particular, there are consequences…”...

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Alaskan Fishing, Fishing Practices, Salmon Fishing -

Do handling practices affect salmon quality? Absolutely! Casting a net is the beginning of an immense responsibility that fishermen share. The practices in place contribute largely to how healthy and appetizing the fish will be.

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Know Your Source, Know Your Fisherman ~ Utah Resident and Alaskan Fisherman Nick Lee is on a quest to help consumers know the source of their seafood.

When people ask me what I do, I like to joke that, “I kill fish for a living.” After all, it’s true. How’s that for transparency?

At eighteen, I boarded an airplane for the first time and landed in Sitka, Alaska to replace my brother who had been injured. I never looked back. Since my inaugural commercial fishing adventure 35 years ago, I have spent every 4thof July in Alaska, which just happens to be the traditional peak fishing for salmon in Bristol Bay Alaska. 

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