Forbes 30 Under 30 

November 13, 2018

“The Salmon Sisters, Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton, grew up on the remote Aleutian Islands of Alaska, working on their family's commercial fishing boat. Inspired by the sustainable fishing culture around them, the founded a fishery and clothing line to raise awareness of the role of wild sustainable seafood. Additionally for every item sold, the duo donates a can of wild salmon to the Food Bank of Alaska.”

Meet the Next Wave of Creatives Behind Six Sea-inspired Collections 

June 12, 2018

“As children, Laukitis and Neaton fished for salmon near their home in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Today, they're incorporating that connection to the ocean into their home goods and apparel business: 'We're using Salmon Sisters to tell Alaska's sustainable seafood story,' Neaton says.”

Salmon Sisters 

May 29, 2018

“Claire and Emma are two salmon-fishing fashion designers. They're also sisters. And best friends.”

Sustainable Seafood, Demystified 

November 1, 2017

“What we’ve grown up knowing is a respect for the fish that we’re catching, and the wild resources that Alaska harvests.”

The Salmon Sisters on the Art of the Side Hustle

October 24, 2017

"We’re so crazy fortunate this little Alaskan community raised us,” says Claire. “Salmon Sisters is our opportunity to give back."

15 Badass Girl Bosses Shaking Up the Food Industry

October 20, 2017

"Despite the male-dominated Alaskan finishing industry, Neaton and Laukitis turned their childhood passion for fishing into a food and lifestyle brand with Salmon Sisters."

The Summer Weekly

October 11, 2017

"We grew up in a place that can only be described as wild; life for us revolved around the seasons, the fish, the sea."

The Feel Good Issue: Editor's Note

October, 2017

"The Salmon Sisters donate one can of wild Alaska salmon to the Food Bank of Alaska for every pair sold."

Fishy Business: Alaska Sisters Head Apparel Company

October 20, 2017

"Everything they did and had was tied to the ocean and land that surrounded their family. Neither felt complete unless they were outside."

October Issue: Sole Mates

October, 2017

"This sturdy boot brand is best known among Alaskan fishermen. But now it's ready for off-the-dock women's wear with this fun Salmon Sisters collaboration, a brand started by, yep, two sisters celebrating the Alaska lifestyle."

Experts Share Top Picks for Raingear

April 18, 2017

"The overall top pick for women was the Xtratuf Salmon Sisters Legacy boot."

XTRATUF BOOTS: The Salmon Sisters of Alaska

September 20, 2017

"They did not just work hard; they reflected the deep relationship many Alaskans have with an incredible resource—salmon—in their art and business philosophy."

Northern Exposure

March 3, 2017

“There’s the routine of being able to do it every season,” Neaton says. Laukitis explains: “Once you start prioritizing fishing as your job, the rest of the year is dictated by that."

Alaska's Female Fishermen (Yes, That's Really a Thing) On Gender Labels, Finding Zen and Weathering Life's Storms

February 6, 2017

"Take the Salmon Sisters, for instance. They grew up fishing with their families and now own their own line of clothing (and do a lot of the modeling for their clothing line)—they are beautiful!"

Live Major: Salmon Sisters

January 16, 2017

"We've been big fans of these two amazing women and their brand ever since we met them."

The New Heroes

November 23, 2016

"We're proud that Outside Magazine recognized our Give:Fish Project in their December Issue's 30 Under 30 feature, because that's something we collaborate on with both the seafood industry and our customer community."

Salty Girl Seafoods - Salty Girl(s) of the Month

November 8, 2016

"We are inspired by their intimate connection to the sea and their ability to share their passion with the greater community through art, seafood, storytelling."

Homer's Salmon Sisters spread love of Alaska through art

September 28, 2016

“At the essence of the company is a deep love and respect for the ocean and fishing. Salmon features prominently, of course.”

Dressed to Kill

July 28, 2016

"Their products — 'made for a community of fishermen, adventurers and ocean-enthusiasts' — include hoodie sweatshirts with lupines, Alaska salmon leather wallets, Anchor leggings, tote bags and even their own smoked wild sockeye salmon."

The Salmon Sisters Are New Faces of Fishermen

June 28, 2016

"Salmon Sisters is not only a brand that embraces the fishermen lifestyle, but equips people for it."

The Achiever Embodied: Why These Sisters are Breaking the Mold as Alaskan Fisherwomen

June 27, 2016

"Between successfully working together as sisters who emphasize each others strengths and balancing their lives full of fishing, apparel design and running a business, the Salmon Sisters perfectly embody what it means to be an Achiever."

Wild Catch

June 16, 2016

"People are looking for a connection to the sea and the land, and Salmon Sisters seems to help provide a bit of that."

AK Salmon Sisters: Commercial fishing and a love of wild spaces

May 17, 2016

"You can’t get fish much fresher than these fillets that come via two-day shipping straight from Homer, Alaska. Each share includes some of the team’s favorite recipes and a reusable AK Salmon Sisters tote bag."

The Outdoor Industry's Brightest Minds

February 1, 2016

"Claire Neaton of the Salmon Sisters awarded winner of Outdoor 30 Under 30 for 2016."

Top Ten Seafood Trends from Real Good Fish 2015-2016

January 10, 2016

"Fish leather fashions have hit the runways before, but now more products are showing up in the mainstream. Well, sort of mainstream. Salmon Sisters are making purses and wallets from Alaskan salmon leather."

Family Fishing Traditions Part 2: Homer’s Claire Neaton and Emma Teal Laukitis

January 1, 2016

"It’s hard to describe how it feels to see these young women step into the roles of conservation-minded fishermen, stewards of the resource, business owners, and mothers."

Wylder Goods

January 2016

"Every design Salmon Sisters makes is inspired by our deep love for the ocean, our reverence for the fish that have fed and supported our family, and a hope that we can spread awareness for the future of sustainable fisheries."

Winter Like An Alaskan

December 23, 2015

"Thrive in tough temps like the Laukitis sisters with some help from their favorite accessories."

Women Fishermen in Alaska: "It's a Small but Incredibly Strong Pocket of Amazing Women Up Here"

September 1, 2015

"...inspiring fishermen who've built their own businesses, innovated and evolved business development in the industry, and strengthened and sustained multigenerational family fishing legacies."

Salmon Sisters Meld East Coast Education With Commercial Fishing Roots

February 17, 2015

"They want Salmon Sisters to be 100 percent Alaska made, even if it means paying more to print their clothing in state."


Thank you swimmer

December 2015

"I felt an intense urge to defend the smell and taste of real salmon when I found something called salmon in the dining hall."