Dan Joe Woodpile

Joe Upton spent twenty years traveling up and down the Northwest coast as a commercial fisherman and journalist, taking pictures, making maps, catching fish, and collecting stories. Since 1995 his books and illustrated maps have been an invaluable resource for Alaska travelers. The key to the popularity of his books is that in addition to being fully informational guides, they are filled with Joe’s wonderful and insightful Alaska stories. In 2011, Upton began collaborating with filmmaker Dan Kowalksi, also a photographer and commercial fisherman. Each year they would…