Video: The Wild—How do you save what you love?

A few years ago, filmmaker Mark Titus produced a great feature-length documentary, "The Breach," which was a call to action to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. And for a while, it seemed as if . . .

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Everything You Want to Know About Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)


Known for their brilliant red spawning colors, sockeyes are also great fighters when hooked.
Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography

Although a trophy shot of an angler holding a bright-red sockeye salmon is impressive, the species is not usually considered one of the “glamour” game fish in Alaska and western. . .

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Photo of the Day: The Alaskan “Black Mamba” is Here

Written by: Dan Michaels, Crystal Creek Lodge

It's sockeye time on the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula. Photo courtesy Crystal Creek Lodge
Robin Spears of Oregon shows off a magnificent sockeye salmon caught on the Naknek River near King Salmon, Alaska. The Naknek River is coming into the peak of its sockeye run, when. . .

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Fish Facts: Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka)

Known for their brilliant red spawning colors, sockeyes are also great fighters when hooked. Photo by Pat Clayton, Fish Eye Guy Photography
Although a trophy shot of an angler holding a bright-red sockeye salmon is impressive, the species is not usually considered one of the “glamour” game fish in Alaska and western. . .

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