Monday, February 27, 2017

Sitka fish fight

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska wants to restrict the commercial herring fishery.

Coast Guard, NTSB to investigate F/V Destination loss

EPA sued to protect Northwest salmon from warm water

Over half of Norton Sound winter red king crab quota taken

Our mysteriously shrinking Kenai king salmon

North Pacific Council February newsletter

Opinion: Polluted streams


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Commerce secretary confirmed

Part of the job for Wilbur Ross will include overseeing weather forecasting and fishery management.

The ‘corridor’ debate in Upper Cook Inlet

Congressman Young’s Magnuson bill draws scrutiny

The effort to restore the Pacific lamprey

FisherPoets set sail in Astoria

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tough salmon outlook

Low coho returns are again expected to hamper Washington state fisheries.

Board loosens season restrictions on Cook Inlet setnetters

Board rewrites Kenai late-run king salmon plan

State appeals Cook Inlet salmon management decision

Kodiak rejects idea of salmon fishery change based on genetic study

Sitka fishermen’s expo to explore finance, sablefish, and more


Thursday, March 2, 2017

Filet-O-Fish for Lent

Two new commercials and an upcoming digital video showcase the wild-caught Alaska pollock used in the McDonald's sandwich.

Salmon forecasts look discouraging for California

Electric utility plans to build dam in Kenai watershed

Humboldt harbor district approves shellfish farm expansion

Ross recognizes 'maximum sustainable yield' for fisheries

Wider World: Eastern Canada snow crab sees big decline


Friday, March 3, 2017

Halibut start date confirmed

The commercial IFQ halibut season will open on March 11,
U.S. officials say.

CVRF's Platinum plant to remain shut again this year

Icicle's new owner sees 'incredible place' for wild salmon

Norton Sound winter king crab fishery extended a bit

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Alaska House committee weighs GE salmon resolution

Tug that ran aground in B.C. does same in Alaska