Monday, March 21, 2016

Too little too late?

California’s long-delayed commercial Dungeness crab fishery will open March 26 south of Mendocino County.

Sitka herring harvest reaches 8,600 tons

Price outlook for Togiak herring is gloomy again this year

Alaska officials look to end trawl tax discount

Mariculture initiative could boost Alaska shellfish farms

545 tons of herring taken in B.C. North Coast fishery

B.C. energy project stalled over salmon habitat concerns

Commercial fishermen ask Oregon to halt gillnet ban

Commentary: To protect Bristol Bay, vote Hillary


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

A fresh start

Pacific Seafood plans to rebuild its burned Warrenton, Ore., plant.

Don Young may have a 2016 challenger

B.C. North Coast herring harvest approaches 1,200 tons

Bulk carrier runs aground in Columbia River

Wider world: Tsukiji fish market’s impending move


Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Fire on the Yukon

A fire at Kwik’pak Fisheries in Western Alaska fortunately spared the main processing facilities. But the company will need to rebuild bunkhouses to be ready to operate this summer.

Norton Sound king crab fishery to close Thursday

Alaska debates water designations

ComFish trade show coming up next week in Kodiak

Questions remain on Kitsilano Coast Guard reopening

Editorial: Let’s keep our fingers crossed for coho

Commentary: Community-supported fisheries


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Light year for Alaska salmon

The industry is expected to land far fewer pinks this season, driving down the state’s all-species harvest projection.


Togiak fisherman ordered to pay $25,000

Break with Valdez tanker escort contractor raises concern

B.C. complaints of fish habitat damage go unprosecuted

Skipper goes missing after boat capsizes at Charleston, Ore.

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights


Friday, March 25, 2016

Quality mandate

Dillingham radio station KDLG reports: “At least one Bristol Bay processor, Icicle Seafoods, has told fishermen that they’ll stop buying dry fish in a few years after phasing in quality requirements, and more are expected to follow.”


Sitka herring harvest reaches 9,770 tons

Alaska senators to be in Kodiak for ComFish

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Wrangell Borough Assembly opposes state seafood royalty

Wrangell Port Commission considers moorage fee increase

Sacramento River closure to go into effect April 1

Algae plaguing Chilean farmed salmon recedes

Donald Trump digs Filet-O-Fish