The Cleanest Line
Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson

Ryan Peterson lives in Anchorage and covers stories around Alaska and the North Pacific on salmon and the people that rely on them.

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Photo courtesy of Susitna River Coalition

The Super Salmon

Dec 20, 2016 December 20, 2016

“We stopped a dam the other day in Alaska, on the Susitna River. We gave a grant of twenty-five thousand dollars to a filmmaker who was making a film called The Super Salmon. The film comes out, the guy shows it around, and the governor, just like that, he… Read More

One in Winter – Fly Fishing for Winter-Run Steelhead

One in Winter – Fly Fishing for Winter-Run Steelhead

Mar 21, 2012 March 21, 2012

We understand mere fragments – of most things really, but especially of a fish called steelhead. Its nominal definition goes that it’s a rainbow trout that migrates from river to ocean and back again to spawn, like a salmon. But like most living things, after you dedicate time to… Read More