Seafood lovers in the Northwest and around the world have been waiting with, yes, baited breath for this year’s Copper River Salmon season to begin.
No more waiting: today an Alaska Airlines plane left Cordova, Alaska for Seattle, Washington with the season’s first shipment of this tasty and often wildly-priced wild salmon.
The first fish off the plane got celebrity treatment:
First Officer Mark Aown walks down the red carpet with first Copper River Salmon. (Photo courtesy Alaska Airlines)