Voyage from Homer to Bristol Bay commemorates fishery’s sailing tradition

Voyage from Homer to Bristol Bay commemorates fishery's sailing tradition

The Libby, McNeil & Libby No. 76. (Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust photo) For more than 60 years, sailboats dominated Bristol Bay’s commercial fishery. Motorized vessels were illegal. Then, in 1951, the federal government finally allowed motorized fishing vessels in Bristol Bay. LaRece Egli, the director of the Bristol Bay Historical Society Museum in Naknek, … Read more