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...was a kid."I won $50 in a conservation poster contest," he said. "I did a pastel drawing of a wolf skull and salmon head. That was my first $50."In high school, art teacher Max Lewis was an early influence, a man the teenage Crondahl...
The art of preparing fish

...solid - but she's afraid to try it, though she has tried it made by someone else before and thought it was good.Salmon head adobo is a sure hit, though.For the bits people may not be so keen on eating, like bones, there are other options...
Managers release Yukon king fishing plan

...and net-mesh of any size. Subsistence fishermen should also be able to wet their nets as the first, big wave of salmon head up the Yukon. Of course, the plan could change, warned Steve Hayes, the fishery manager for the Alaska Department...
Birding, Berners and more

...which are a smelt-like fish that spawns in fresh water, lays eggs in the gravel and (like the life cycle of the salmon) head to the open ocean to mature before returning to their birth waters as adults."Schwan, who is now a board member...
Catching the giants of the sea bottom

...halibut, also termed chickens, and I am interested catching larger fish, then I'll place a herring in the mouth of a salmon head. This protects the herring from being knocked off the hook by smaller fish and only the larger halibut can take the...
By way of introduction

...chicken wire. I worked six summers in Ketchikan's fish plants. I'm assuming there's a statute of limitations on salmon-head dumping when I tell you that the old way of dealing with a broken head grinder was to take three teens in a skiff across...
Where salmon run, people wade

...dipnet season, 163 children were signed up. A little way upstream, where the Kenai and Russian rivers intersect, the salmon head off in two different directions, a scene resembling a freeway interchange at rush hour. A small ferry carries another...
Slack tide's Alaskaepoedia: Salmon

...cases, spawning salmon return to the same rivers where they were spawned. Scientists still do not know for certain why salmon head back to their birthplace to reproduce, but it probably has to do with all the free childcare from grandma and grandpa...
Burning Beast: Local woman goes meat camping

...was soft and viscous and reminiscent of bone marrow-rich and full of the animal's essence. It was soon after the salmon head station that I hit a meat wall, and spent the next couple hours glazed over and watching the 20-foot tall goat burn...
Renters not the only ones paying high cost of living

...for one tenant)," she said, relaying a story about a renter who once attempted to put an entire whole raw king salmon head in an apartment disposal. Ramage of Re/Max said that another cause of higher rents is the general shortage of housing...


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