Salmon Poke

I served this during the Sustainable Seafood Week Gala and it was a huge hit.  It is simple to prepare and is delicious.  The most important thing is to find a quality source of salmon.  Hmmm…  I know where you can get that. Ingredients 1 lb. high quality salmon cut into 1/2 cubes 1/2 c. … More Salmon Poke

The Salmon Crawl

  Dine Out for Bristol Bay San Francisco started yesterday and to celebrate, two of the volunteer organizers Ryan Desmond, Kim Kuettel and I decided to attempt to eat at every participating restaurant in one night using bikes as our mode of transportation.  We were lucky to have a couple of friends join along the … More The Salmon Crawl

Meeting with the NRDC, Trout Unlimited and Food and Water Watch

Two days ago, I got to meet with some folks to discuss the current state of the Pebble Mine issue and different approaches to galvanizing support. At the meeting were Taryn Kiekow, an attorney from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Elizabeth Dubovsky and Dwayne Meadows from Trout Unlimited’s Save Bristol Bay program, Marie Logan from … More Meeting with the NRDC, Trout Unlimited and Food and Water Watch


June 16, 2011 Caught a weather window and made the daylong run from Dillingham to Ugashik.  Ugashik is the southernmost fishing district in this part of Bristol Bay.  Looking at the map, you’ll see that it is very exposed to the west compared to the Nushagak and has a series of mountain ranges and volcanoes … More Ugashik

Save Bristol Bay

I spoke with Elizabeth Dubovsky this week about the campaign to protect Bristol Bay from mining interests and she filled me in on Trout Unlimited’s movements this spring. This March, she visited Washington D.C. with TU and had a chance to listen to EPA head Lisa Jackson and meet with White House chef, Sam Kass. … More Save Bristol Bay