An Alaska Fisherman’s Guide to Tragedy and Redemption | INDIE ALASKA

Jody Mason has been a halibut fishing guide out of Whittier, Alaska for over 20 years with his company, Alaskan 4 Star Charters. After a traumatic boating accident in 2019, Jody was overwhelmed by the community response that helped him get a new boat in time for the 2020 fishing season.

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Story by Valerie Kern
Video by Valerie Kern and Hannah Lies
Drone footage by Jake Sloan
Cell Phone video by Whittier Harbor Master Employees
Photos by Dennis C. Jones
Music by FirstCom Music