Monday, January 4, 2016

Victory for setnetters

The Alaska Supreme Court has declared a proposed ballot initiative to ban commercial setnets unconstitutional.

Industry hails high court’s setnet ruling

Alaska committee on erosion and setnet sites to meet today

Aleutians cod quota down substantially this year

Three vessels register for small eastern Aleutian crab fishery

Bering Sea flatfish trawlers praised for halibut conservation

Kodiak state senator breaks down Alaska budget quandary

Icicle Seafoods vessel runs aground

Money raised for F/V Caledonian families

Opening price for Dungeness dips at Newport

Some progress made on opening California crab fisheries

California crabbers turn to black cod

Klamath Basin agreements die in Congress

Commentary: Hilborn responds to New York Times story


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Saving seabirds

Federal officials spell out incidental take limits for the endangered short-tailed albatross in Alaska fisheries.

Minimum wage rises to $9.75 an hour in Alaska

Revised methods for paying cost recovery fees proposed

Another meeting set on cutting costs for Alaska boards

PWS pollock test fishery opportunity posted

Coast Guard keeps watch over Northwest crab fleet

Ecosystem risk assessment urged for Salish Sea energy projects

Commentary: If Alaska leaders put ‘fish first,’ we'll prosper


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Halibut crimes

A Wrangell father and son draw heavy fines and probation for misreporting where they fished.

Alaska governor orders hiring, travel restrictions

Alaska’s credit rating takes a hit

Northwest Dungeness season reportedly off to good start

Oregon State study tallies injuries in Dungeness fishery

Da Yang Seafood fined $85K in Columbia River pollution case

The awful allure of Crescent City’s jetty

Opinion: Alaska, shipping, and ‘areas to be avoided’

Opinion: High court decides commercial interests own Alaska’s fish


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Fisheries access workshop set

What can be done to keep fishing permits and quota in Alaska communities?

Board of Fisheries committee takes first stab at erosion policy

Analysis: Alaska fishing industry taxes exceed management costs

New hotel planned near Kodiak Best Western

Talks continue on fate of Kodiak seafood science center

Remnants of two whaling ships found in Chukchi Sea

The resilience of B.C.’s Keltic Seafoods

In Prince Rupert, a fishing and basketball life

Astoria port committee looks at options to thwart sea lions

Hawaii bans large-scale commercial sea cucumber harvesting


Friday, January 8, 2016

Election time

Want to be on the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association board of directors?


Bering Sea salmon bycatch amendment out for public comment

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Rarely seen ragfish washes up at Gustavus

Photo: A haul of Dungeness crab

NOAA, Japan fisheries agency sign statement of cooperation

Infographic: Alaska Fisheries Science Center 2015 Year in Review