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Subsistence fishing in Alaska. Fisherman filleting a red salmon caught at his fish wheel in an Alaskan river. The fish wheel's baskets rotate in the river's current, and salmon are caught in the baskets as they swim upstream. Use of fish wheels in Alaska is restricted to subsistence fishing. Photographed on the Copper River, near Chitina, Alaska, USA.
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