Tag Archives: Bristol Bay

Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | Grateful For Salmon


 

Maggie Bursch shares an amazing video diary of her first year running a boat in Bristol Bay. Come along and share her adventure as she and her crew try to conquer wild salmon and fierce competition in one of Alaska's most popular fisheries.

 

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Internet ByCatch | Salmon Cannon Goes Viral


The news of the salmon cannon hit the internets earlier this summer, but the recent video from the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver pushes the cannon into the world of viral videos.  Check out this hilarious clip and continue to read the following article from NPR on the origin and intentions of the device.

Ever since rivers have been dammed, destroying the migration routes of salmon, humans have worked to create ways to help the fish return to their spawning grounds. We’ve built ladders and elevators; we’ve carried them by hand and transported them in trucks. Even helicopters have been used to fly fish upstream.But all of those methods are expensive and none of them are efficient.Enter the salmon cannon.

via The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel : The Salt : NPR.

Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | “Boat Cribs” Fish Camp Style


 

Wanna see how a fishermen lives in Bristol Bay at a Fish Camp? Look no further.

Via Youtube: Here is our yard and inside our cabin as well as us building our trail down the mud so we don’t have to walk uphill in thigh deep mud all the time. The intro took a couple takes so there is a little blooper reel at the end.

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Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | The Boats Of Bristol Bay


Bristol Bay was undoubtably one of the most successful salmon fisheries in 2014. You probably know a lot about Bristol Bay because of the huge fight against Pebble Mine, which has strong opposition from fishermen and naturalist around the world. Here is a great insight into the boats that fish these precious waters. Austin Breckenridge filmed numerous boats throughout the 2014 aboard the Pacific Drifter. Keep your eyes open, you might spot your own boat!

Commercial Fishing Photo Of The Day | Salmon Labels | Astoria, Or


After an incredible weekend of experiencing the FisherPoets Gathering for the first time, I wandered around exploring Astoria in all of its epic rainy glory.  Luckily, the town has a rich maritime history and a vast museum to highlight all the nautical history.  These labels easily caught my attention as I roamed throughout the cozy history of the region.  I highly recommend the Astoria Maritime Museum on your next visit to the area.

Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | In The Same Boat: Process


 

Via Youtube:  Process offers us a look inside the fast paced and competitive world of gill netting in Bristol Bay. This film takes us through fishing steps from A-B. We start by working on our boats for what seems like forever pre season. We see how fish our caught and delivered. This film is set to an incredible scenic backdrop of Nushagak, Ugashik and the Naknek fisheries.

Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | In The Same Boat: Community


 

Via Youtube:  This film takes us from Dillingham to the upper banks of the Nushigak river . This film shows us an insight into village life in Koliganek. In this film people from all walks of life come to one of the most pristine natural environmenta in the world where the worlds largest salmon run takes place every summer. These families want to make a living as fisherman and feed people all over the world. These families are true environmentalist.

Commercial Fishing Video Of The Day | F/V Double Eagle


 

The F/V Double Eagle shows us that it's all fish slayin while on a summer adventure.to Bristol Bay. The first audio track is really interesting. I'm curious to know who sings the initial track. Enjoy!