The Corkline

  • Family, Fellowship and Fish

    Dec 24

    Holiday season stand by, making Copper River King Salmon pickled fish A sense of well being and contentment: Hygge Hygge is a Danish word widely used throughout Scandinavia not easily translated to English. It describes a sense of well being and contentment experienced in a cozy atmosphere with good company, ...

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  • Salmon Lifecycle: Part I

    Dec 18

    It is December on Alaska’s Copper River. Temperatures dip into negatives. The sun arcs low on the horizon. Small streams freeze to the bottom; rivers and lakes freeze on top. Energy in any form is scarce. And yet, wild Copper River salmon are growing. They began in late summer ...

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  • FDA Approves GM Farmed Atlantic Salmon

    Nov 20

    A genetically modified Atlantic salmon dwarfs a non-modified Atlantic salmon of the same age in an undated handout photo made available in 2010. PHOTO: AQUABOUNTY TECHNOLOGIES/ASSOCIATED PRESS Another big week in salmon news. It was another big week in salmon news. The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved ...

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  • Choose Wild Salmon. Every time.

    Nov 7

    THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF TALK THIS PAST WEEK... There has been a lot of talk this past week about a report profiling the mislabeling of salmon. It uses serious words like "fraud" and "bait and switch". Yes, we are concerned about the mislabeling that is seen in the ...

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  • Family, Fellowship and Fish

    Feb 24

    Holiday season stand by, making Copper River King Salmon pickled fish A sense of well being and contentment: Hygge Hygge is a Danish word widely used throughout Scandinavia not easily translated to English. It describes a sense of well being and contentment experienced in a cozy atmosphere with good company, ...

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  • Haiku

    Feb 2

    Salty ocean air Copper River perfection Summer's last hurrah How do salmon inspire you? Post your own Copper River salmon haiku in the comment box below, or on our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/CopperRiverSalmon

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  • Salmon in the Schools

    Jan 12

    Connecting the dots between beginning and end, students in the Copper River region get a special experience each winter with the addition of a specialized salmon tank in the classroom. The tank currently houses coho salmon eggs, though that will quickly change as the eggs morph into alevin and then ...

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  • Winter Solstice

    Dec 22

    Reflecting on the Winter Solstice, the darkest day of the year. Here in Cordova, that has come to mean days of rain, at least this year. We think of this season as one for drawing in, for family, for fires in the woodstove, and a hot bowl of salmon chowder ...

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  • George Coval- F/V Scuttlebutt

    Oct 17

    George Coval is a long-standing part of this gillnet fishery. He has been home, in Alaska, since the day he arrived from Maine in 1978. As an Alaskan he is proud to work with the vibrancy of this resource state to provide for his family and for other’s who ...

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  • National Seafood Month

    Oct 16

    Hey, guess what? October is National Seafood Month! Can I get a woot-woot? What is National Seafood Month you ask? Is a whole month of celebrating all things seafood! It’s a little more loosey-goosey with its definition than say National Breast Cancer Awareness Month or Black History Month. Those ...

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