Monday, January 11, 2016

Legislative session looms

Alaska legislators have prefiled several bills, including one “establishing a fisheries enhancement permit.”

Judge rules Bristol Bay fisherman due $2 a pound for 2014 catch

Southeast Alaska Tanner crab fishery to open Feb. 17

U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy frozen pollock

Young Fishermen’s Summit set for Jan. 27-29 in Juneau

Study confirms deep connection between Chinook, orcas

State Department urged to assist American tuna boats


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Farming federal waters

Regulations published Monday open the door for offshore aquaculture, beginning in the Gulf of Mexico.

Agenda posted for North Pacific Council meeting in Portland

Petersburg harbor board balks at using fish tax for police station

B.C. north coast tanker ban faces possible legal hurdles

Diesel engine troubleshooting, maintenance workshop offered

Is ‘the blob’ on winter vacation or gone for good?

Report: ‘Shellfish Aquaculture in Washington State’

Editorial: Crab is back, cash begins to flow


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

‘Frankenfish’ fight

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski is vowing to block confirmation of a new Food and Drug Administration chief unless the agency promises to require labeling of genetically engineered salmon.

Fish board faces dueling proposals on Yukon chums

Yukon commercial pink salmon fishery proposed

Holman to take over as Unalaska police chief

Alaska legislator elaborates on fish hatchery bill

‘Guide to the Gadiform Fishes of the Eastern North Pacific’

$48M in federal funds sought for small Northwest ports

Humboldt State studies to examine Eel River dams, salmon

Commentary: Conserve the Tongass salmon forest


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Impartial on Pebble

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general has cleared the agency of bias against the proposed Pebble mine upcountry from Bristol Bay.

EPA statement: We didn't issue 'preemptive veto' of Pebble mine

Maw charged with making false permit, dividend applications

Sitka longline group wins grant for community-supported fishery

Petersburg harbor board signs off on draft waterfront master plan

Study: Six big tsunamis hit eastern Aleutians over 1,700 years

Study: Climate change will slash First Nations fishing catches

Columbia salmon on Washington commission agenda

California spiny lobster draft management plan released

California Fish and Game Commission seeks executive director

U.S. Coast Guard advisory on vessel navigation lights


Friday, January 15, 2016

Bringing them home

Alaska legislators plan to introduce a bill to reverse the outmigration of state commercial fishing permits.

Federal Subsistence Board wants better relations with state

Alaska Board of Fisheries considers Arctic proposals

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Fishing Company of Alaska’s Karena Adler dies

A look at one of Central California’s oldest MPAs

Editorial: Washington oyster growers need shrimp solution

Opinion: Stop wasting America’s hydropower potential