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Bristol Bay: Corey Arnold "They (New Yorker) just gave me the password to their @Instagram account and said "go for it"

10:59 AM MON AUGUST 5, 2013

Recently, a Bristol Bay set net fisherman and photographer gave fans of the New Yorker Magazine an up-close and personal look at the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery, through the smartphone application Instagram.

The fishermen and processors who return to Bristol Bay every summer, as well as local residents, are all too familiar with the amount of work that goes into preparing for the short-lived Bristol Bay salmon season. The stresses that go along with getting a boat ready, finding a reliable crew, and waiting an extra 30 minutes for a D&D pizza are just part of the game. But what can we expect a stock trader in New York City or a Google executive in Silicon Valley to know about the Bristol Bay salmon fishery?....