Video Hatch: “Bristol Bay Dispatch” – Marcia Dale, Net Hanger

July 25, 2012 By: Marshall Cutchin

It’s not very often that commercial fishermen come out in force in support of conservation issues, but the battle over the future of Alaska’s Bristol Bay is not a typical fight.

Commercial fishermen realize that the Pebble Mine, if it gets federal approval, may bring an end to one of the richest fishing cultures in the world. TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign profiles Marcia Dale, a commercial net “hanger,” who echoes the sentiments of many in the commercial fishing business.