fish books

Young fishermen working on almanac

Jul 17, 2016

Got a favorite boat recipe? Great diagram of a knot? The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Network is looking for submissions to include in a new young fishermen’s almanac.

New book features Alaska salmon stories

Jul 14, 2016

Nearly every Alaskan has a story – or several - about salmon. Non-profit The Salmon Project set out to collect dozens of those in “Made of Salmon,” a new collection edited by longtime Alaskan Nancy Lord.

Novel explores coming of age in Alaska fisheries

Jul 6, 2016

A novel released this spring offers a glimpse into familiar Alaska themes: moving to Alaska, a first season as a greenhorn, and falling in love with a harsh land.

Courtesy Nancy Mendenhall

A new book on Northwest fisheries started as a family history, and morphed into a tome on fisheries issues throughout the world.