KNOW YOUR FISHERMAN
Bristol Bay small boat salmon fishermen hand harvest every wild caught salmon ensuring careful handling and the highest quality.
Bristol Bay salmon fishing requires endurance, strength and teamwork. Our salmon fishermen devote their lives to the catch during the height of the season from June to July. After 130 years of sustainably managing the Bristol Bay fishery, our community upholds the traditions of fishing families before them while taking advantage of the best of what modern technology has to offer.
A NATIONAL TREASURE
Bristol Bay is the world’s most valuable wild caught salmon fishery and Bristol Bay salmon fishermen take care of the salmon because they know the salmon take care of them. The Bristol Bay commercial fishery, which dates back to the 1880s, supports more than 15,000 jobs and generates $2 billion in economic activity in the U.S. each year. It’s an economic engine sustains the region and thousands of American families.
Check Out Their Catch
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SHARE YOUR BRISTOL BAY SALMON FISHING STORY
If you’re a Bristol Bay fisherman who wants to tell your story, we’d like to hear it!