Monday, January 19, 2015

Strong Copper River sockeye catch expected

If the forecast proves accurate, the commercial harvest will exceed 2 million fish again this year.

Former Alaska commissioner takes job with NSEDC

Chenault questions commissioner nominating process

Congressmen offer bill to 'effectively ban' GE fish

Huge marine science conference this week in Anchorage

Alaskan Leader Fisheries fined $11K for diesel spill

The Pacific sardine fishery: then and now

Calif. Dungeness task force makes recommendations

Ocean life faces mass extinction, broad study says

Opinion: High seas urgently need protection


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Alaska legislative session begins today

Lawmakers face a tight budget year with the decline in the price of crude oil.

Four rescued off sinking vessel near Sitka

Lange Solberg added to Bristol Bay association board

Alaska jury rules in death of sea cucumber diver

Potential B.C. herring fishery stirs First Nation opposition

Pacific NW fishermen may need to switch species

Calif. speaker announces legislation to boost fish markets

Opinion: Catch shares are not the way


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Alaska governor appoints fish and game commissioner

Sam Cotten previously had served in an acting capacity.

Johnstone resigns, Maw in line to replace him on fish board

Gov. Walker tabs Unalaska city manager for cabinet post

Fundraiser started for skipper of sunken vessel Eyak

Dillingham aims to re-impose raw fish tax

Bering Sea pollock fishery casts off

Petersburg's new drive-down dock takes shape

Wyden's goal is permanent CG air facility in Newport

Oregon Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board to meet


Thursday, January 22, 2015

NMFS urges relief on Bering Sea halibut

Agency tells IPHC that moderating harvest cuts in Area 4CDE would spare local residents economic hardship.

Legislative resolution opposes Aleutians marine sanctuary

Alaska Board of Fish meets in Wrangell on SE shellfish

Westward Seafoods announces new president

Unalaska faces significant dip in revenue

Canada government to invest in B.C.'s Fish SAFE program

Commercial fishermen unhappy with Columbia River reforms


Friday, January 23, 2015


Alaska's flatfish trawl fleet is an important economic contributor committed to reducing halibut bycatch.

Johnstone explains rejection of Maw

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Bill threatens Bristol Bay, Trout Unlimited says

Ferry Kalakala arrives at scrap yard in Tacoma

Navy meeting in Eureka focuses on sonar buoys

New guide released for shellfish growers

Brazen ships hauling fish near Antarctica ignore navy patrol

Opinion: Major bycatch reduction essential to halibut fishery

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