Monday, January 30, 2017

Halibut boost

The International Pacific Halibut Commission is recommending a
5 percent increase in the coastwide catch limit.

Cook Inlet setnet proposals on tap for fish board meeting

Alaska sea cucumber harvester nets $10,000 fine

Juneau harbormaster gets tough with inoperable boats

Proposed Strait of Juan de Fuca salmon farm stirs controversy

Trawlers want use of Newport’s new international terminal

California herring fishery update

U.S. fishing industry unites behind Oliver for NMFS chief


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Slow going

Catch and participation are down this season in the Southeast Alaska winter troll fishery.

Bristol Bay stickleback study raises salmon questions

ASMI has new communications director

UW scientists unsure of federal funds in Trump era

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights

Editorial: Washington state should follow Oregon on gillnetting


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Icicle leadership change

Chris Ruettgers has resigned as CEO of Seattle-based
Icicle Seafoods, parent company Cooke says.

Quota posted for Southeast Alaska yelloweye, other rockfish

ASMI seeks international marketing coordinator

Vigor partnership aims to train Alaska manufacturing workers

B.C. fishing lodge fined $35,000

Surprise: Ocean acidification can also promote shell formation


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Salvaging TPP

An Alaska state senator has introduced a resolution urging action to mitigate harm to Alaska's fishing industry resulting from a U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Norton Sound winter red king crab fishery to open Feb. 7

New restrictions set for SE Alaska spawn-on-kelp herring fishery

Oregon public meeting set for Feb. 15 on anchovy fishery

Rep. Huffman works with Yurok Tribe on fishery disaster funding

Pacific Coast groundfish status report posted


Friday, February 3, 2017

Back off, Mr. President

Two Democratic congressmen say Trump actions on federal rules and regulations could interfere with fisheries.

2016 regs remain in effect until federal freeze lifted, Calif. says

Domoic acid closes part of Oregon central coast to crabbing

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Man indicted in burglary at Sitka fish plant

Port of Seattle CEO resigns