06/14/12 - 8:23am
You can feel it everywhere. Wild salmon are streaming through Cook Inlet, and coursing up our rivers. Whether you sportfish or setnet, drift or dipnet, the return of wild salmon is what makes us Alaskans.
So now is the perfect time to recognize how lucky we are to have some of the last wild salmon runs on the planet, and equally important to understand what we need to do to ensure salmon remain a vital part of the Alaska lifestyle and economy for years to come.