Monday, March 7, 2016

Chignik’s struggles

The Alaska Board of Fisheries recently considered proposals to help the region’s fishermen.

Proposal would close Unalaska Bay to trawling

Vintage canned salmon labels placed on Kodiak trash bins

Ketchikan mayor heads locally based hatchery association

4,000-ton herring catch reported in B.C.’s Strait of Georgia

DFO releases salmon management plans

Poor season forecast for Klamath Chinook salmon

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights

Why do many Christians eat fish on Fridays during Lent?


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Chinook quota reached

The Southeast Alaska winter troll fishery closes tonight.

Half of Norton Sound red king crab quota taken so far

Alaska board kicks off statewide finfish meeting today

Strait of Georgia herring seine fishery closes with full quota

California plaintiffs say planned logging threatens salmon

Wider world: Maine seafood catch set value record in 2015


Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Helping hand

A fish fry at Crescent City raised more than $16,000 for idled crabbers.

B.C. Strait of Georgia herring fishery update

EPA announces $495,000 settlement with Ocean Cos.

Warmer ocean noted in last year’s Pacific hake harvest decline

Nonprofit to control Klamath dams targeted for removal

A look at California’s Point St. George Reef MPA

Wider world: How in trouble are bluefin tuna, really?


Thursday, March 10, 2016

Peterson and Laukitis

Gov. Bill Walker has nominated two Alaskans for seats on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.

Alaska legislators quiz two appointees to Board of Fisheries

Sen. Sullivan hits ‘Boston seafood convention’

Scientists cite salmon concerns on B.C. energy project

Coast Guard orders three vessels in Puget Sound to return to port

Oregon Dungeness landings are way up this year

Oceana releases new report on seafood traceability

Wider world: NOAA ship embarks on Samoan expedition


Friday, March 11, 2016

Heck of a herring haul

Harvesters are having an exciting season in British Columbia’s Strait of Georgia roe herring fishery.

DFO update on Strait of Georgia herring fishery

Three rescued after fishing vessel grounds near Bellingham

Coast Guard nurses disabled fishing vessel off Oregon

A look at Alaska’s ‘other’ shellfish fisheries

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Sen. Sullivan meets with young Alaska fishermen

Pacific sardine fishery likely to remain closed

For Trudeau state dinner, Alaska halibut on the menu