The Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association has been trying to move a majority of its net pens in the Tutka Bay Lagoon to the head of Tutka Bay for about four years. The hotly debated issue has led to packed community meetings and questions about the impact of raising fish in the area.
Maddy and Sophia Marinkovich are from Washington but have been fishing in Bristol Bay for years. Maddy has come since she was 11 years old, and Sophia has come for four years. However, this is their first year working together on the same boat.