During that dinner, a feast of caribou, sheefish
, dried pike and even muktuk (raw whale blubber), the Pungaliks treated the team like family.
Studio City's Mel Leven was the only fly-angler in our party to nail a sheefish.
If we only had some cold, wet, windy sheefish weather,'' wailed the guides.
Year-round 3 rooms 12 guests Y fly-in PRICE RANGE: $150 per night SEASON OPEN: Year-round FISH SPECIES CAUGHT: Sheefish
, char, pike, grayling
She spent all day preparing sheefish
chowder, muktuk (whale blubber), caribou, a mix of fresh salmon berries, donuts, fresh rolls and a lot more.
Area lakes also are stocked to the gills with sheefish
, grayling, burbot and northern pike.
Salmon processing once accounted for 80 percent of output - with whitefish, sheefish
, halibut and game making up most of the rest - but now constitutes about half.