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  • Macgregor Walker plays with his food, a 25-pound king salmon, on the dock in Dillingham.

    Macgregor Walker plays with his food, a 25-pound king salmon, on the dock in Dillingham.

  • Macgregor Walker hauls a 25-pound king salmon up the dock in Dillingham.

    Macgregor Walker hauls a 25-pound king salmon up the dock in Dillingham.

  • Two setnetters take gunfire on the shore of the Nushagak River from a truckload of drunk locals. We were pinned down for five minutes before the bullets stopped.

    Two setnetters take gunfire on the shore of the Nushagak River from a truckload of drunk locals. We were pinned down for five minutes before the bullets stopped.

  • A fisherman holds a dozen salmon in Ekuk.

    A fisherman holds a dozen salmon in Ekuk.

  • Setnetters in Ekok taking time off at the cabin.

    Setnetters in Ekok taking time off at the cabin.

  • A family portrait of an all-female, native-Alaskan setnet crew in Ekuk.

    A family portrait of an all-female, native-Alaskan setnet crew in Ekuk.

  • Lindsey Bloom, drift boat captain and anti-pebble mine activist.

    Lindsey Bloom, drift boat captain and anti-pebble mine activist.

  • Lindsey Bloom and her crew with part of the days catch of sockeye salmon.

    Lindsey Bloom and her crew with part of the days catch of sockeye salmon.

  • A setnetter in the Kvichak District holds up a bright sockeye.

    A setnetter in the Kvichak District holds up a bright sockeye.

  • Dylan Braund (middle) and his crew of setnetters in Nushagak Point.

    Dylan Braund (middle) and his crew of setnetters in Nushagak Point.

  • Kai Raymond and his father Crocodile, with their crew aboard the Heidi Ann, fish the Ugashik district.

    Kai Raymond and his father Crocodile, with their crew aboard the Heidi Ann, fish the Ugashik district.

  • Driftnet boats at the dock in Dillingham await the next opener.

    Driftnet boats at the dock in Dillingham await the next opener.

  • Set netters untangling sockeye on the beach in the Naknek River.

    Set netters untangling sockeye on the beach in the Naknek River.

  • Graffitti on the wall of a set net shack, called Ole Olsen's place, in Nushagak Point.

    Graffitti on the wall of a set net shack, called Ole Olsen's place, in Nushagak Point.

  • Setnetters eat dinner inside Dylan Braund's main cabin at midnight after a long period of fishing.

    Setnetters eat dinner inside Dylan Braund's main cabin at midnight after a long period of fishing.

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