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**SOLD OUT--Try coho** (11.1.23)
**Sockeye Note** We have a limited amount of sockeye available this season. We are shifting our Alaska season to the late summer when wild berries, hunting and most importantly, coho salmon, abound. This means more coho and less sockeye. We are doing this for lifestyle reasons but also to emphasize and promote coho salmon, which, next to king is our favorite. Coho is also more affordable than sockeye this season. If you are a sockeye fan, consider switching to coho this season. For you die hard sockeye folks, I will offer a small amount of sockeye (about 1/2 of the availability of last year). Conversely you can order salmon burgers, which are made with sockeye. If you would like sockeye, I suggest ordering yours right away.
Sockeye salmon is the most beautiful of the 5 wild Alaskan salmon species with brilliant ruby red flesh and chrome-bright skin. The firm flesh has an amazing wild taste and is the most “salmony” of the 5 species. If you love the flavor of salmon, my sockeye is your fish.
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Jan. 1 - Oct. 29, 2023
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I offer my sockeye in several cuts:
For more information on cuts and bones, have a look here: https://salmonandsable.com/pages/bones-cuts
I offer my sockeye salmon with or without pin bones. Pin bones are the the small (but not dangerous) bones running down the middle of a salmon fillet. My deboned coho is generally 90-100% boneless with one or two pin bones sometimes remaining in the collar area of the fillet. The tail portion is naturally mostly boneless.
I vacuum seal my salmon in heavy 5mm bags to avoid broken seals and freezer burn. Virtually all other seafood is vacuum sealed in 4mm or lighter bags. Your fresh-frozen seafood will keep in your freezer in pristine condition for 12 months or more.
After commercial fishing Alaska's waters for 25 years, I am starting to focus more on turning out stunning fillets for your dinner table and less on sloshing around in my boat fishing. Although I am sometimes fishing, more often I am jumping on a friend's skiff to get their best fish before taking them ashore and filleting them in my beach-front fillet cabin. The art and craft of turning out beautiful fillets is more and more where my heart is these days. I call it salmon craft.
All my sockeye is hand-caught, filleted, and pin boned in a fillet cabin on the banks of the Ugashik River in remote western Alaska. Bristol Bay is the biggest salmon run on earth. Sometimes there are more than 65 million sockeye returning to spawn! Although we do catch quite a bit of king on the Ugashik River, I also source some from friends who are involved in the troll-caught fishery of Southeast Alaska. These are stunning fish caught one at a time by hook in their prime in the open ocean.