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Co-op offers wild salmon | AltoonaMirror.com | Altoona, PA

Local residents can now enjoy wild Alaskan salmon. Billings, Mont.,-based Kwee-Jack Fish Co. has opened its Altoona co-op at the Alpacas of the Alleghenies Farm, near Duncansville. The business was started by Joe Echo-Hawk, who was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and is now a commercial airline pilot living in Montana. He has spent 13 summers…

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A Madison fisherman goes to Alaska to get a direct line to wild salmon

Kwee-Jack in the news: Read about Kwee-Jacks’s growing Madison, Wi co-op, led by Noah and Katie Locke, in the Cap Times Go to Article

Great Salmon Video

Great video – we didn’t shoot it however.  This shows the area near where we fish.  Lake Iliamna is the ultimate spawning point of salmon headed up the Kvichak River that we fish near.  Enjoy! Post by Kwee-Jack Fish Co.

Here fishy fishy…

The Kwee-Jack fishermen are a week and a half into their time in Alaska, and already they have pulled in over a thousand pounds of salmon! They only started fishing a couple of days ago, after spending much of their time doing camp projects. The weather has continued to be fantastic, which has helped them…

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And so it begins…

After 3 plane rides and one long night spent trying to catch a few hours of sleep in the Anchorage airport, fisherman Joe has arrived in Naknek, AK. He is staying at the cannery, where there is still access to hot meals and showers, but preparations for launching the boat have commenced! Joe says they…

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Fishing Season 2012

Well we are happy to say the 2012 salmon harvest was a safe and successful one for us!  The fishermen have returned home in the last few days and our boat and gear are stored away for the winter.  We will be looking to upload some pictures just as soon as we have a chance…

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