The Alaskan Inuit people have been smoking the wild salmon they catch for centuries. According to this article the Inuit men will go out on their boats on the river to catch wild salmon as the winter approaches, to have enough smoked salmon for the winter. Once the salmon is caught, the women come out to scale and prepare the salmon for smoking.
You don’t have to be an expert on salmon to see and taste the difference between the wild caught and farmed salmon meat. Not a lot of preparation is needed for good filet of salmon to be an impressive center piece to feed a party. Here is a good rub for a salmon grill.
Enjoy the season for wild salmon!!