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2022 Brought In a Record Sockeye Run

Graveyard Point, Alaska 2022 – What a summer it was! Over 76 million (and still counting) sockeye salmon returned to Bristol Bay this summer and shattered the previous record set last year. Our crews were busy. Everyone in the fishing fleets and processing facilities ramped up for a large run … and the fish did…

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Graveyard Point, Alaska – how long will it be there?

Big tide changes and big wind hammer the coast. Erosion is a constant and buildings are being washed away at a regular pace. Some of these places will only exist in photographs by next summer. Graveyard Point, AK 2022

Kwee-Jack’s East Coast Director Joins the 2022 Fishing Crew

Anna Echo-Hawk, sister of Captain Joe Echo-Hawk, and director of our East Coast seafood operations joined the fishing crew for part of the 2022 season. Her second day out fishing involved catching over 11 tons of wild sockeye salmon. Chaos ensued, but she handled it in stride. Picking fish is one of those things that…

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Smoked Salmon Recipes

Pizzetta Bianco with Alaska Smoked Salmon and Salmon Roe Get fun and fancy in the kitchen and prepare mini pizzas with a creamy, zesty sauce and topped with Alaska smoked salmon and salmon roe. Recipe photo credit Steve Lee. Prep Time: Cook Time: 6-8 minutes Click here for the recipe Warm Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Pancetta…

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Wild Alaskan Halibut Recipes

Seared Alaska Halibut Pasta with Pistachio Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes Pan seared halibut pairs perfectly with pistachio pesto topped with roasted tomatoes in this quick and easy recipe by chef Maya Wilson from her cookbook “Alaska From Scratch.” Prep Time: 12 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Click here for the recipe Coconut Poached Alaska Halibut with Mango-Avocado…

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Pictures of the 2022 Summer Sockeye Harvest

Kwee-Jack Fish Co.’s Favorite Salmon Recipes

Herb-Threaded Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter This quick recipe incorporates fresh herbs and finishes with a bright lemon garlic butter sauce. Fast, easy, delicious – Perfect! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Click here for the recipe Maple Ginger Glazed Steamed Salmon Sometimes the best way to cook salmon is to simply steam it. However,…

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Billings Gazette Front Page

We made the front page of the Billings Gazette! We were fortunate to be featured in the Billings Gazette, and on the front page no less! If you would like to read the article, check it out here: Billings Gazette Kwee-Jack Article We offer our salmon available for local pick-up in Billings, and for people…

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Madison Community Supported Fishery

Wild Alaskan Salmon from Kwee-Jack Fish Co. on Vimeo.

2016 TV News Story

Lancaster, PA’s WGAL News 8 story about Kwee-Jack Fish Co. introduces you to the fishermen, provides a glimpse of commercial salmon fishing in Alaska, and shows the space a 20 pound salmon share takes in a standard freezer.

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