November 21, 2020
Wild salmon has been an important part of human diets for millennia. With high quality protein, it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and in vitamin D. Unlike farm raised salmon, sustainably harvested wild salmon does not pollute coastal oceans and estuaries. Plus, it tastes wonderful!
Sockeye or Red Salmon is our primary product. These 5-10 lb. fish feed “low in the food chain,” mainly on zooplankton and orange krill. This makes them very low in metals such as mercury, thus one of the safest wild fish to eat. The orange krill give their flesh the characteristic “red salmon” color; the color in farmed salmon comes from dyes added to their feed. Chinook or King Salmon, our
other principal product, are delicious fatty fish and grow between 20-80 lbs! These prized fish are considered sacred amongst native Alaskans and have been designated Alaska’s state fish.
Wild Alaskan salmon fisheries are among the most sustainable on the planet. Populations are monitored and catches highly regulated so that they are not over fished. We take pride in the fact that we are in a community of fishermen and women who care about our oceans, rivers, and fish.
We take extra care in catching, processing, and flash freezing Sterling Wild Salmon, with three hours or less from river to freezer, giving you the absolute freshest taste. Flash freezing is used
by most Alaskan salmon fishers for transporting fish to the “lower 48” so you can enjoy that truly fresh taste. Flash freezing also kills bacteria and parasites often found in salmon. When you eat raw salmon, it is always flash frozen before consumption. It is the best way for you to enjoy Sterling Wild Salmon from our boat to your table. Go Wild for Sterling Wild Salmon!