This week, salmon fishermen from Bristol Bay voiced their concerns about the way their fishing industry has been depicted in the newest of the seemingly never-ending stream of “reality” TV shows.

In a letter written to producers of “Alaska: Battle on the Bay,” the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association took a stance that probably doesn’t hold a candle to the language fishermen have used while watching the show. Their complaints are numerous and predictable. The show, they say, has painted an inaccurate picture of the fishery as being more haphazard and dangerous and less the finely honed craft it is.

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