Monday, March 16, 2015

Southeast Alaska seine compromise hailed

A recent Board of Fisheries action balances subsistence needs and commercial fishing interests, Angoon Native corporation says.

Alaska halibut charter restrictions announced

Alaska governor offers North Pacific Council picks

Restored Bristol Bay double-ender to be exhibited at state museum

At Boston expo, feds tout plan to track fish, stop fraud

Opinion: More to Unalaska than ‘Deadliest Catch’ image

Editorial: Alaska should require genetically modified food labeling

Editorial: Canadian Coast Guard mission is saving lives, not money


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Sitka herring fishery nears

The fleet goes on two-hour notice starting Wednesday.

Heavy weather dogs Alaska Peninsula cod fishery

Senators to offer ‘Frankenfish’ labeling, study bill

Senators urge federal action on worker visa snag

Plan advances to push ships, potential spills away from Aleutians

B.C. herring fishery update

Blue North to use stun technology for ‘humane’ cod harvest

UW lab uniquely situated to study ocean acidification

200,000 coho fry die at Washington state hatchery


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Bristol Bay’s big election

In a column in the forthcoming April issue of Pacific Fishing magazine, four former directors of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association urge members to "fix an organization that has gone far off course."

BBEDC execs offer legislative testimony on permit out-migration

Alaska legislators advance bill prioritizing personal use fishing

Faced with uncertainty, Kenai fishing guides innovate

Entrepreneur proposes making pollock ‘fish franks’ at St. George

Unusually warm Pacific means less food for salmon, NMFS says

Retailers need to rethink the seafood case to spur sales


Thursday, March 19, 2015

Sitka herring fishery opens

Faced with low prices, the normally competitive fleet opts to fish as a cooperative.

Sitka troller falsified Chinook sales, troopers say

Oregon court rejects Columbia gillnet lawsuit

Astoria boatyard closure put off

Data mapping used in fight to save Newport rescue copter

Bay Area abalone poachers receive heavy penalties

Enormous marine reserve to be established in Pacific

Senators say foreign worker visa program has resumed

Don Young: I’m ‘leading the charge’ on Magnuson update

Ray Hilborn: Rising tide of America’s sustainable seafood


Friday, March 20, 2015

Steady fishing at Sitka

Co-op seine fleet approaches half the 8,712-ton herring quota.


Is Copper River marketing association unraveling?

Big pink salmon harvest expected in Lower Cook Inlet

‘The Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Tying Celtic knots in Kodiak

Coast Guard trains on machine guns at Ketchikan

NMFS proposes Pacific bluefin tuna regulations