Responders suspect the Bristol Bay drift boat's stove caught fire. Dillingham Volunteer Fire Dept. and other volunteers able to snuff out the flames quickly. Two were treated onsite for smoke inhalation.
Captain Buck Gibbons hired Jawanza Brown to join his crew on the F/V Stevie K, hoping the young man will fund his college education by picking fish each summer in Bristol Bay.
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Set netter Eddie Clark weighs in from Egegik, ADF&G's Tim Sands on managing while the Nushagak reds surge but the kings lag, and lake monsters spotted in Iliamna Lake this week. Bristol Bay has put about probably half a million sockeye on the books ... just 27 million more to go.
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