DATELINE ALASKA: COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN URGE CONGRESS TO BUILD ON SUCCESSFUL LEGACY OF FOUNDATIONAL FISHERIES LAW
JANUARY 2017: ALFA Launches Documentary Project about Local Fishing Families’ Efforts to Protect Fisheries
Sitka Fishermen Offer Berths to Wannabe Deckhands | US News, AP
Legislature cites Behnken for supporting coastal communities | The Cordova Times
ALFA”s Deckhand Apprenticeship Program on the Horizon | Alaska Dispatch News, AK Fish Radio, Petersberg Pilot
Diverse Values of Small Scale Fisheries: TBTI Calendar
Fish Factor: Deckhand Apprenticeships | Seward City News
Pacific Fishing Magazine: Flexible Fisheries Management Must Put the Fish first
Sitka Sentinel: Behnken Honored by Alaska Legislature
Overfishing isn't "modern"- Letter to the editor in The Hill
2016 and earlier
Colin Rawlings spent the summer of 2012 fishing with his aunt, Captain Nancy Behnken of the F/V Dipper. The videos below give a brief, but beautiful, look at some of Colin's fishing experiences in Southeast Alaska.
We were lucky enough to get professional photographer Joshua Roper out with the ALFA Executive Director Linda Behnken and her family on the F/V Woodstock. Here are just a few of the beautiful photographs he took. Photo credit ASMI/Joshua Roper Photography
In 2016. ALFA launched a project to document the changes that fishermen are witnessing, both out at sea and within the fishing community. The project aimed to celebrate and tell stories about the tie between small-boat fisheries and thriving coastal communities. Here are the entries!
Prolific fisherman Eric Jordan has long been documenting life at sea. Here is a sampling of his images.
Fishing photos from our archives.