Late spring and early summer is salmon season in Alaska, which claims to be home to more than 90 percent of the wild salmon in North America. At this time of year salmon that have spent their adult lives swimming in the Pacific Ocean return to the rivers and streams where they were born, to spawn and then die. Many make the trip home successfully, but fishing boats at the mouths of Alaska’s rivers catch a number of them before they burn off their delicious and heart-healthy fish fat by ...

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