Long Live the King tells the story of Alaska’s king salmon fishery, where numbers have plummeted in recent years on several of the state’s most iconic rivers. It also delivers a full dose of beastly chinook of the catch-and-released variety.
“In addition, what is starting to seem like an all out war on salmon–mining, dams, hatcheries and the state government are all marching forward in opposition of Alaska’s treasured salmon resource. For many, this is an attack on religion, not just a fish.”
Via Fly Out Media
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.