Advice for greenhorns: Do what you're told, and contain your dirty socks

Jun 22, 2018

Seasoned fishermen in Naknek and Dillingham weigh in with advice for newcomers to the industry.

Boats launching in King Salmon.
Credit Mitch Borden

Everyone one starts somewhere. KDLG fish reporters, Austin Fast and Mitch Borden, wanted to know what advice experienced deckhands and skippers had for people just starting their fishing career and for those who are running a boat for the first time this season. Here's what some of you around the boatyards had to say...

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