Matt Alward’s fishing career began as a crew member almost three decades ago. His passion for fishing led him to become a skilled captain and owner of Alward Fisheries and Just Knots LLC. Based in Homer, Alaska, Matt holds the position of President of the United Fishermen of Alaska and a member of the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation. Through his extensive background in the commercial fishing industry, he has made significant contributions to sustainable fisheries management and the overall growth of the fishing community in Alaska.
Matt has instilled his love for fishing within his family by raising his kids on the back of the boat fishing for salmon, herring, and halibut. He is recognized in his community for actively working to better the local, state, and federal fisheries over the past decade.