Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
If you would like to send us an article, contact Margaret Stacey
   


Hand harvested in Bristol Bay, Alaska, sockeye salmon's wild flavour is unmistakable.

World's Largest Wild Salmon Run Harvest Season Opens

  (UNITED STATES, 6/21/2017)

Bristol Bay sockeye salmon season is here.Commercial harvesting of wild sockeye salmon in Bristol BayAlaska begins in early June, with the harvest historically peaking around the 4th of July.

The projected commercial harvest of 27.5 million sockeye salmon is on target with the 10-year average for Bristol Bay – which is home to the largest wild salmon run on the planet.

Bristol Bay, Alaska. Wild views, wild waters, wild sockeye salmon. (Photo: Chris Miller)

Bristol Bay, in southwest Alaska, is comprised of six major river systems (Naknek, Kvichak, Nushagak, Egegik, Togiak, and Ugashik). Together these rivers are home to the largest wild salmon fishery in the world. Of the five species of wild Alaska salmon, (king, sockeye, coho, keta and pink), it is sockeye that dominates Bristol Bay.

Straight from the wild, icy waters of Bristol Bay. 

For over 130 years, generations of fishing families return to the waters of Bristol Bay each year to commercially harvest this national treasure.  The Bristol Bay commercial driftnet salmon fishery is made up of 1,800 permit holders.

Bristol Bay is a wild treasure. For over 130 years, fishing families have returned to these waters each each summer to hand harvest wild sockeye salmon for the world to enjoy.

Each boat represents a small business, employing an additional 2-3 crew members, supporting over 14,000 jobs in this rural region of Alaska. Bristol Bay sockeye salmon are hand-harvested by fishermen to ensure the highest quality.

Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon are hand harvested from waters that are wild, abundant, and carefully managed.

Bristol Bay sockeye salmon are prized for their signature deep red flesh (also known as red salmon), firm texture and authentic, wild taste. With the height of the harvest around the 4th of July, Bristol Bay sockeye salmon is an iconic treat for summer entertaining.

With a flavour so rich and a colour so vibrant, sometimes all your Bristol Bay sockeye needs is a little brush of oil and a dash of spice.

About BBRSDA

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association is a fisherman-funded group with the mission to increase the value of the Bristol Bay fishery through education, quality outreach, and marketing.

InTheSameBoat from Elijah Lawson on Vimeo.

Source:  Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association

Related News
 
 

[email protected]
www.fis.com


Information of the company:
Address: 1120 Huffman Rd, Box 208
City: Anchorage
State/ZIP: Alaska (AK 99515)
Country: United States
Phone: +1 907 770 6339
More about:





 


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE ARTICLES
The Co-op Launches Sustainable Farmed Salmon Initiative
Seafood Watch Recommends B.C. Farm-Raised Atlantic Salmon as a Good Alternative
Alimentsa Approved to Join BioMar
Bristol Bay Sockeye Fishermen Harvest 37 Million Sockeye
Top 3 Emerging Trends to Impact the Canned Seafood Market in the Next Five Years
Aller Aqua Launches Power2
World’s First MSC Certified Pearls Confirms Sustainability of Intergenerational Fishery
Creation Gardens Announces Acquisition of Bluefin Seafoods
Survey Says: Americans Will Splurge on Sustainable Seafood
Young’s Seafood Announces New Website Launch
Inaugural State of the Science Symposium Provides Forum to Outline Consensus on Seafood Nutrition
New Mobile App Transforms Any Smartphone Into a Tool for Ocean Protection
AKVA Financial Reporting: Strong Performance in a Good Market
MSC Scholarships to Help Fund Fisheries Research in East Africa and Kenya
BioMar Celebrates 10 Years of Strategic Sustainability with BioSustain
SIMBA Seafood Traceability System Improves Productivity
Gfresh Partners with JD.com to Smash Single Day Sales Record of Live Lobsters
Ny-Fiskur Invests in Another FleXicut System
AS PRFoods Sales Revenue Increase by 34%
Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation Announces the 25th Alaska Symphony of Seafood 2018
More Articles...

Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
EUR 700,000 fine for illegal cargo deemed a wrong signal to global market, Oceana
European Union The Spanish National Court has ordered the payment of EUR 700,000 to a Chinese company in compensation for a cargo of illegally-caught Patagonian toothfish, which Oceana and Sea Shepherd consider wrong signal to fishermen and the global fish market.
Toxic puffer species sighting and capture grows in Canarian waters
Spain During July and especially in August, scientists from the Oceanographic Centre of the Canary Islands of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography have received numerous calls on sightings and catches of the species Lagocephalus lagocephalus, a very toxic puffer fish.
Small-scale fisheries have big impact on oceans
Philippines A new UBC study has found that small-scale fisheries may have a much larger impact on ocean ecosystems than previously thought, due to a lack of data on their development over time.
Galician fleet aims to improve hake quota in Mauritania fishing grounds
Spain The Galician fleet operating in the Mauritania fishing zone is confident that it will be able to increase its fishing opportunities in the fishing grounds after the negotiations between the African country and the EU, as next week the Joint Commission will be held in Brussels.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2017 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER