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Fishing up North Stories of Luck and Loss in Alaskan Waters

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ISBN-10: 0882408968

ISBN-13: 9780882408965

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brad Matsen

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This new edition contains new stories and updates from the super-heated days when fishing fleets turned king crab into fortunes, to the annual circus of Bristol Bay's monster salmon runs, to the bucolic life of the open-ocean trawler, the true stories inFishing Up North: Stories of Luck and Loss in Alaskan Waters"captures the flavor of the modern fisherman's life and fortunes in the waters off Alaska.  You'll find firsthand accounts of frightening weather, good fishing, terrible fishing, great days, and sweet living from the decks of crabbers, trawlers, longliners, trollers, and gillnetters. This book and others inspired film crews to trek to Alaska and cover the crabbing seasons for…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 242
Size: 5.57" wide x 8.52" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Prelude: Getting Lucky
The least of Ugly Seasons
King Crabbing
Dutch Harbor, 1981
Talking Price and the Cruel Sixteen
Salmon Gillnetting
Bristol Bay, 1981
The Billion-dollar Bottomfish Dream
Groundfish Trawling
Kodiak, 1985
Kenny and the Council
Westward Hilton Hotel
Anchorage, 1986
Flying Fish and the Death of a Plane at Egegik
Salmon Setnetting
Bristol Bay, 1985
A Beautiful Place to Be
Salmon Trolling
Southeast Alaska, 1987
Fishing with Modest Ambition
Codfish Trawling
Kodiak, 1987
Fishing the Flats
Salmon Gillnetting
Prince William Sound, 1987
The Dream Comes True on the Chain
Pollock Trawling
Dutch Harbor, 1988
The Resurrection of the Rebecca B
Codfish Longlining
Gulf Of Alaska, 1989
Helping for Crude
The Exxon Valdez Spill
Prince William Sound, 1989
Derby Days, Sleepless Nights
Halibut Longlining
Southeast Alaska, 1992
Salmon in the Trees
Logging The Tongass
Southeast Alaska, 1999