Life in water

CLIMBING & RIDING ALASKA’S PEAKS
IG: @jimmy_couloir  Howdy! My name is James Buehler. I'm a climber, snowboarder, and ex restaurant owner. It's been my dream to climb and ride some of the biggest and wildest mountain peaks in the world.  The past few years I've...
PUSHING BOUNDARIES
Meet Errin Casano- outdoor enthusiast and self-professed boundary-pusher. She packed up her kayak and XTRATUFs to set out on an ocean adventure on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia where gnarly winds attempted to push her off course.    IG: @errincasa...
XTRATUF® TREKS BEYOND
Lifelong water lover and climber Noah Kane pushed himself harder and farther to reach new heights when he attempted a climb El Toro in Northern Mexico. See how he faced the toughest challenge of his life. This photo was taken...
LIFE AROUND SHARKS
Shark diving isn’t for the faint of heart. For Tanner Mansell, the ocean and life around sharks is a lifestyle that he couldn’t ignore.  I’ve always been addicted to adventure. I am uneasy, mentally, and physically when I am not...
COREY FORREST TOUGHING IT OUT
 It’s still dark outside and my hands are already black with grease. I feel a bead of sweat make its way down my spine and I wipe my brow with the back of my hand. “It’s always something,” I mutter...
FISHCAKE BENNY RECIPE BY @CASTANDIRON
Ingredients:  Russet Potato Spinach Spot Prawn Spring Onion Panko Egg Packet Hollandaise Lemon Butter Oil Smoked Paprika Seasoning Salt Fleur de Sel Pepper  Gear:  10 in Cast Iron Skillet Large Pot Small Pot Fish Spatula Leatherman Free K2 Cutting Board Mixing Bowl Box Grater Large Metal Spoon Heat-Resistant Glove Long Tongs Shovel Axe  Directions:  1. Shred a russet potato. Sean with seasoning salt. Make into patty. Fry in...
LEMON HALIBUT RECIPE BY @CASTANDIRON
Ingredients:  2x 4oz fillets of halibut 2 tbsp canola oil Kosher salt Pepper   Knob of butter 1-2 tbsp capers 1 lemon Bunch parsley   Enough fresh pasta for two Parmesan  Directions:  Light a fire and let it burn down to a good coal bed. Place a rack over top and...
DANIEL STEPHEN THE MOST EXTREME FISHING ADVENTURE YOU CAN HAVE ON EACH CONTINENT
The Most Extreme Fishing Adventure You Can Have on Each ContinentOne of the great things about fishing is that you can make it as involved and adventurous as you want. You could fish with the family in a rowboat on...
COREY FORREST - HER?
Photo by Maaike Bernstrom @maaikephoto My family has been making a living on the water and commercial fishing for hundreds of years, so I suppose it is in our blood. But, unlike my brothers who seemed inclined to be part of...
CRAFT BREWING BUSINESS CHECK OUT XTRATUF’S LEGACY BOOTS, PERFECT FOR WORK IN THE BREWHOUSE
CRAFT BREWING Check out XTRATUF’s Legacy boots, perfect for work in the brewhouse by Pretty Much a Press Release on January 20, 2021 Brewers have realized what Commercial Fisherman in Alaska have known for decades, that XTRATUF boots offer all-day...
KEREE SMITH ALL ABOARD AMIDST A PANDEMIC
All Aboard Amidst a PandemicBy Keree SmithPhotos by Mary McIntyre For many months, we dreamed. We dreamed of a shimmering golden sea stretching across the horizon. We dreamed of dramatic granite faces rising from the depths of infinite blue, of mountains...
HOLIDAY TRADITION ALLAN MATHISEN
Our small town’s take on the Scandinavian tradition. Instead of masked carolers going house to house and getting treats, its community members going business to business and getting food. For us Julebukking takes place the week before Christmas and is...
HOLIDAY TRADITION DRIFTER'S FISH
Photo credit Kimberley Hasselbrink Our favourite holiday tradition is making our family's wild salmon gravlax recipe. We love this simple recipe for curing fish and always have a batch going through December to share with friends and family. Photo credit...
OUR PATH FORWARD
The events which have unfolded over the past weeks and that are happening as we type this are tragic and disheartening. They have brought to light many sad truths that aren’t new, that racial inequality is far from uncommon. So,...
TREAT MUM TO DINNER
The Salmon Sisters, Emma Laukitis and Claire Neaton, share their mother's cioppino recipe from their new cookbook, The Salmon Sisters: Fishing, Feasting, and Living in Alaska. Treat your mum with this special dish that celebrates local seafood and the ocean's bounty....
Q&A: THE SALMON SISTERS
In honour of National Siblings Day, we are celebrating The Salmon Sisters, Claire and Emma. Raised on a homestead in Alaska, they embody the hard work, dedication and commitment to community that we admire. Q: Emma, what is something people...
PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD
Put Your Best Foot Forward:  How to Choose the Right Boot for the JobYour footwear is the foundation for a productive, safe and comfortable day at work. Employers and workers want to avoid injuries while on the job, and standing...