Monday, March 23, 2015

A processor crunch in Bristol Bay?

State survey finds buyers might pass on millions of sockeye this season.

More than half of Sitka herring quota taken

Young introduces Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization bill

In wake of Mount Polley, B.C. changes rules for mine dams

B.C. herring fishery update

Lawsuit over drowned Oregon crab boat crewman settles

NOAA expands two northern Calif. marine sanctuaries

Henderschedt to direct new NMFS office

Empire editorial: Talking back to B.C. mines minister


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Supporters prevail

Driftnet fleet votes to continue funding Copper River/Prince William Sound Marketing Association.

Kenai conservationist Ruffner appointed to fish board

Sitka Sound herring fishery update

ADF&G says it could absorb CFEC, no problem

Newfoundland cod stocks show signs of recovery

Editorial: New Ore. governor has opportunity in gillnet issue


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Columbia River gillnet alternatives weighed

Seine gear could become part of the regular commercial salmon fishery this year.

Former fish board appointee Maw charged in Montana

Alaska bairdi crab quota could rise with smaller size limit

Quiet Sitka herring fishery nears finish line

Southeast Alaska winter troll fishery closes today

United Southeast Alaska Gillnetters seeks executive director

Opponents vow to disrupt a B.C. herring fishery


Thursday, March 26, 2015

A change at the top

Robert Heyano, president of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association board of directors, has tendered his resignation.

Sitka herring fishery closes as full quota taken

With warm temps, Togiak herring fishery may be earliest ever

Bristol Bay sockeye escapement ranges widened for 2015

Committee favors junking Wood River Special Harvest Area

Alert issued for volcano near Adak

Southeast Alaska spring troll fishery meetings set

Overturned truckload of frozen salmon snarls Seattle traffic

Corps moves ahead with plan to cull Columbia cormorants

Newport in running for Coast Guard cutters

Editorial: What do farmed salmon and gruel have in common?


Friday, March 27, 2015

Earliest closure ever

Southeast Alaska winter troll season finishes with strong catches of king salmon on the outer coast near Sitka.

Bill to fold Alaska entry commission advances

ASMI Responsible Fisheries Management Committee to meet

'The Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Kodiak's ComFish trade show set for April 2-4

EPA acts to protect Puget Sound shellfish from manure runoff

Opinion: Alaska faces critical salmon habitat decision