Monday, February 23, 2015

Kenny Down named to North Pacific Council

Down is president of Blue North, which operates freezer longline vessels targeting Alaska cod.

Maw withdraws as nominee for Alaska Board of Fisheries

B.C. mines minister to visit Alaska Native fishermen

Q&A with Oregon's new fish and wildlife director

Opinion: To save Puget Sound orcas, we must save salmon


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Kodiak strip club owners indicted

The charges stem from the dumping of raw sewage into local waters, federal authorities say.

Roland Maw said to be under investigation in Montana

Alaska Board of Fish opens 10-day meeting in Sitka

New deep-water port envisioned at Nome

Gorton's touting 'reinvention' of breaded fish sticks, fillets

Study identifies states 'most vulnerable' to ocean acidification


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

On the rocks

Efforts are under way to salvage the cod boat Savannah Ray, which went aground Feb. 16 near Kodiak.

Chairman defends Alaska fisheries entry commission

Derelict pots in Kodiak bay are still catching king crab

Coast Guard detains seafood cargo ship at Unalaska

SE Alaska king salmon said to be ranging farther north

B.C. herring seine fishery opens

Controversy surrounds B.C. herring fisheries

Limits set for B.C. recreational halibut fishery


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Is Bristol Bay buyback still in the cards?

Drift gillnet association to survey its members again on possibly reducing the number of permits in Alaska's top salmon fishery.

BBRSDA to hold 'industry meeting' March 5 in Anchorage

Sockeye marketing update on ASMI's March 3 agenda

Alaska seiner penalized $37K in salmon-driving case

Bill would fold Alaska fishing permit agency into ADF&G

Board of Fish meeting in Sitka stirs lively testimony

Kuskokwim River Chinook run improved in 2014

Alaska Sea Grant to undergo national review

Washington state managers to present salmon forecast March 2

Coast Guard terminates crab vessel voyage off Oregon coast

Oregon seeks candidates for Fish Screening Task Force


Friday, February 27, 2015

Positive outlook for California Chinook

"The forecasts are encouraging and suggest that California fisheries may see salmon seasons in 2015 that have increased opportunities over last year," a state Department of Fish and Wildlife scientist said.

'Guilty of nothing,' says owner of Kodiak floating strip club

Embattled CFEC responds to state critique

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

SE Alaska trollers want better shot at hatchery chums

Congressman Young hires new fisheries aide

Alaska sets up working group to address B.C. mines

Wrangell waterfront master plan presented

AMCC urges more funding for ocean acidification research

Film commemorates work to protect Bristol Bay from drilling

Astoria boatyard to close; Ilwaco braces for influx of vessels

Senate Commerce passes Vessel Incidental Discharge Act