The Cleanest Line

Tim Sohn

Tim Sohn is a writer based in Brooklyn and a former Bristol Bay commercial fisherman . He is at work on a book about Bristol Bay and the Pebble Mine.

Articles

Members of the Smith family haul a net nicely loaded with sockeye, Kvichak River, Bristol Bay, Alaska. Photo: Corey Arnold

Rites of Summer, One Welcome, One Not

Jul 27, 2018 July 27, 2018

The start of a Bristol Bay fishing season is always an enervating mix of excitement and uncertainty, but for the past decade-plus, a larger uncertainty has loomed: the proposed, but still theoretical, Pebble Mine, a massive open pit mine that would sit near the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s river systems… Read More