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At Home in AK | Dipnetting 2014

At Home in AK | Dipnetting 2014

Every July, thousands gather at the mouth of the Kenai river, twenty foot long nets, coolers, and families in tow. They stand side by side in the water, chest deep, as the sockeye salmon return home.The people present are as colorful as the tents that pack the beach. Every ethnicity, age, and walk of life are represented. Everyone is friendly, generous, and happy to lend a helping hand. This isn't combat fishing, it's a party and we're all here for the same reason--to fill our freezers for the winter.

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