Monday, February 22, 2016

BBRSDA candidates

Four fishermen are running for seats on the board of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.

Longline firms Blue North, Prowler combine management

Kimball joins Pacific Seafood Processors Association

Aleutian city looks to expand, levy raw fish tax

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

California Congressman Jared Huffman talks crab crisis

Book examines situation of North Pacific small-scale fishermen

$2.5 million available for innovative bycatch solutions

Commentary: Banking on Alaska's fishing future


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Motion to dismiss

Federal officials are asking a California court to throw out a lawsuit challenging the Pacific groundfish trawl IFQ program.

NMFS releases results of Bering Sea underwater camera survey

Murkowski tweets about ‘Deadliest Catch’ connection

Some California crabbers stay busy retrieving lost gear

Review of Pacific sardine stock assessment set for March 10

Opinion: A growing dialogue on SE Alaska transboundary rivers


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The state’s cut

A bill introduced in Juneau would establish a 12.5 percent royalty on seafood caught commercially in Alaska.

Alaska Board of Fisheries convenes Area M meeting

Shockley, of police blotter fame, named Unalaska deputy chief

Coast Guard medevacs ailing captain near Ketchikan

Catch and cook your own fish on an Alaska cruise

Puget Sound tribe tags coho for survival study


Thursday, February 25, 2016

Taxing questions

Industry players raise concerns over a bill that would substantially increase levies on Alaska seafood processors.

Observer outreach meeting set for March 3 in Sitka

Update on B.C. Strait of Georgia herring fishery

Another tropical animal washes up on a cold B.C. beach

Puget Sound wastewater contaminants detected in salmon

Skimpy Skagit salmon run blamed on ocean ‘blob’

Oregon bill to require labeling of GE fish dies in committee

Seafood Expo North America set for March 6-8 in Boston


Friday, February 26, 2016

Raft reprieve

Congress and the president have turned back a rule that would have required all commercial fishing boats working offshore to carry self-inflating life rafts.

Alaska bills would impose bycatch tax, establish permit banks

Alaska legislators weigh ASMI funding cut

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

New penalties coming to B.C. mine regulations

Comment invited on proposed West Coast halibut changes

A NMFS primer on electronic monitoring in fisheries