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NON-LETHAL GEAR ON THE YUKON
What's really interesting about this opener is that fishermen can use only beach seines and dipnets, rather than the usual gillnets.
– Pacific Fishing columnist Wesley Loy, reporting on his blog: Deckboss
Kodiak money fish
But while the reds are running strong, the pinks are the real money fish in these parts.
– Jay Barrett, reporting in KMXT, Kodiak
Good news from Port Moller
The Port Moller Test Fishery continues to produce high index numbers leading to speculation that the Bristol Bay sockeye run is either early or large.
– Mike Mason, reporting for KDLG, Dillingham
Adak processor auction today
On Tuesday, the processing plant's equipment will be auctioned off and, as KUCB's Stephanie Joyce reports, if it leaves the island, Adak will be left without its economic engine.
– KUCB, Unalaska
CG tow fishing boat
An 88-foot, 151-ton fishing vessel stranded 40 miles west of Fort Bragg was being towed to Eureka for repair by the Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda.
– Times Standard, Eureka
Selling frozen halibut
Harvested from the cold waters near Kodiak, Alaska, Duke's Premium Halibut is better than fresh because it is ice chilled at the source and processed immediately after harvest, making it more consistent with a just-caught fresh flavor.
– Press release
Copper River coming on
Some 843,000 sockeyes and 7,200 king salmon have been harvested to date in the Copper River District and a 36-hour commercial opener was under way June 17, on the heels of an abundant catch this past week.
– Margaret Bauman, writing in the Cordova Times
Try a different halibut tag
It's back to the drawing board for halibut iTags that will soon tell us more about where the fish travels than ever before.
– Pacific Fishing columnist Laine Welch, writing in SitNews, Ketchikan
Suing over Sacramento Delta
At least seven lawsuits were filed in three counties against what is known as the Delta Plan.
– Sacramento Bee