Set the Net

Recipes and snapshots of life in Bristol Bay, AK

The 2017 Bristol Bay sockeye season was one for the books! With the fourth largest harvest on record and a return that blew the ADF&G’s preseason forecast out of the water, salmon more than ever is our livelihood. I feel I have spoken at length regarding why salmon is so important, but I find I …

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It is no secret around Set the Net that salmon plays an integral role in our livelihood. We eat Bristol Bay wild Alaskan salmon 8-12 times a week from dinners, to snack-times, breakfasts, and in lunch boxes. Salmon was both of our daughter’s first food. But it’s not just the eating of the salmon that …

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   Icicle Seafoods posted to it’s fishermen today $0.75 a pound for sockeye as the grounds price for the 2016 Bristol Bay salmon season. Additionally $0.15 a pound will be paid for chilling. $0.40 for chum, $1.25 for Kings, $0.23 for pinks, and $0.55 for silvers. That is better than 2015 but still leaves quite …

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