View from Out West: Fishing for a new outlook — Hauling in experience in a different fishery


Every intensive public fishery in Southcentral Alaska contains some elements of the circus. There is the center attraction, usually sans ringmaster. There are also families and clowns and wild-animal acts, plus crowded parking and games, prizes and refreshments — and an unfortunate cleanup crew. In 1980, I first experienced the elbow-to-elbow sockeye slamfest on the Russian River. <Read more here>  14:09