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Issue: 2019-10-23, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon are out and about. This quick cure turns fresh salmon roe into a great snack or addition to a charcuterie plate. Once you cure the eggs they will last about two weeks in the fridge, or six months in the freezer. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2019-08-28, PHOTO: Lauren Humble

The fall weather is coming in hot and so are the salmon. This August long weekend I took advantage of the extra day and headed to Haines, Alaska to check out the salmon run. It’s not quite Coho season yet, but the river is full of pinks and sockeyes. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2019-05-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Salmon trimmings are simply uneven cuts of filets that the fishmonger trims off larger pieces. They’re often the fattier pieces of the belly and they are inexpensive and delicious. Here are two ways to use up one little package of salmon trimmings... Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2018-05-30, PHOTO: courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada

The Yukon River holds many roles—the namesake of a territory, the history of peoples for thousands of years and home to the world’s longest salmon run. Salmon: a global commodity that, like so many others, has become a supermarket convenience... Read more

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Issue: 2018-02-28, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon College

Yukon College student Cheyenne Bradley is taking a few minutes between work and class to look after 30,000 newborns. “Sometimes I call them my babies — we get them when they’re eggs and we basically raise them,” she said... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2018-01-17, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Salmon is a great fish to quickly cure, and the addition of a bit of tea and some gin really compliment the delicate flavours of the beautiful West Coast salmon we’re lucky enough to have access to. Read more

Recipes

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Issue: 2017-08-16, PHOTO: Jenny Trapnell

Now’s the time to visit the Whitehorse fish ladder. This month the Yukon River Chinook salmon are migrating through Whitehorse, and the Whitehorse Rapids Fishway, located in Riverdale at the end of Nisutlin Road,is a good place to seem them in... Read more

Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2016-07-14, PHOTO: by Glenda Koh

A small assembly of structures along Mountainview Drive has been quietly housing 45,000 young salmon each year for the past 25 or so years. The McIntyre Creek Salmon Incubation Facility is located midway between Range Road and Porter Creek. Now... Read more

Yukon Education

Known as spring, king, or Tyee (which means chief), Chinook salmon have started arriving in Whitehorse after leaving the Bering Sea earlier this summer. Read more

Yukon Wildlife