Straight from the deck of the F/V Thunder, this wild-caught salmon is hand-selected and individually harvested. You’ll be able to taste the difference and get the superior nutritional quality of Bristol Bay salmon from Thunder’s Catch. Best of all, if you’re near one of their local store or farmers market locations, then you can get this superior-quality salmon at some of the best fisherman-to-market prices around. Discover the personal connection of knowing the fishermen who harvest and process your salmon. Get your salmon from Thunder’s Catch!

Company Name: Thunder’s Catch

Owners/Fishermen: Taran White and Kara Berlin

Address: PO Box 85, Sandpoint, ID 83864

Phone: (303) 656-3052

Contact Email:


Shipping and Locations

If you’re a huge fan of Thunder’s Catch and simply have to have their wild-caught salmon so much that you’re willing to ship it across the country at any cost, the company will usually accommodate your order. But even a modest order is going to cost $120 or more for shipping. Instead, the company actively encourages its regional customers to seek out its local retail locations and farmers markets in the following locations.

Idaho: Sandpoint (Company Headquarters), Hayden, Coeur d’Alene, Bonner’s Ferry, Post Falls, Rathdrum

Montana: Columbia Falls, Evergreen, Hamilton, Stevensville, Whitefish, Helena, Kalispell

Washington: Airway Heights, Spokane Valley, Deer Park, Spokane, Kennewick, Mead, Pasco, South Richland, West Richland, Benton City, Nine Mile Falls, Cheney

Colorado: Boulder, Louisville, Nederland

Where They Fish

Bristol Bay with portage in Homer. You can find their latest fishing waters by following their online blog.

Type of Fish

Sockeye, lox, king

Quality and Sustainability

Thunder’s Catch harvests their sockeye and king salmon from the world’s most sustainably managed fishery and using the highest quality standards. These fishermen follow all the rules and regulations set forth by Alaska Game and Fish as well as the Marine Stewardship Council. But if you’re also looking for that personal guarantee of knowing exactly who, where, and how your salmon was caught, this company offers a unique option. They offer real-time updates by blogging their fishing, preparation, and personal recipes as they season unfolds. You can also make an effort to meet the owners and fishermen personally by stopping by one of the farmer’s markets and introducing yourself.