Monday, April 4, 2016

Marketing moves

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has added a couple of new board members and designated a new board chairman.

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Driftnet fishery for Stikine king salmon to open May 2

Southeast Alaska hatchery association seeks chum increase

North Pacific Council meets this week in Anchorage

Feds to cull Columbia cormorants again this year

NMFS sued over Columbia basin hatchery programs

Tribes decry Columbia basin hatchery lawsuit

New website focuses on Oregon’s marine reserves

Pacific Council seeks new executive director


Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Kodiak salmon outlook

The preseason forecast calls for a harvest of about 3.4 million sockeye salmon and 16.2 million pinks.

Outlook for Bristol Bay commercial salmon fishery

Navy anchors up at Kodiak’s ComFish show

Restrictions imposed due to weak Chilkat king salmon forecast

Networking group reaches out to young Alaska fishermen

Mine operator sentenced in Alaska river pollution case

10-hour Columbia River commercial opener set for today

‘Major announcement’ coming Wednesday on Klamath River

Domoic acid testing continues on Northern California crab

‘Perfect storm’ decimates Northern California kelp forests

Feds adopt West Coast forage fish protection policy


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Building a salmon brand

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association has picked an Anchorage marketing agency to mount a new campaign.

Alaska lawmakers move rewrite of governor’s fish tax bill

Lots of herring available in Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim region

Kodiak sac roe herring fishery to begin April 15

Who won the skills competition at ComFish Alaska?

84 boats sign up for Prince William Sound shrimp fishery

Truck hauling frozen crab overturns on Seattle viaduct

Navy pier project could cost Port Angeles fish farm $6M

Oregon seeks input on terminal area salmon fisheries

California crabbers buy into efforts to save whales


Thursday, April 7, 2016

Alaska’s plight

Economist Gunnar Knapp discusses the state budget crunch and the implications for fisheries.

Officials sign new pact aimed at removing Klamath dams

Emmonak seeks disaster funding after Kwik’pak fire

Prince William Sound sablefish quota announced

Family waits for body of skipper lost in Coos Bay sinking

Environmentalists, Obama administration spar over fish policy

Commentary: It’s time for taxes in Alaska


Friday, April 8, 2016

CFEC legislation

Discussions continue in Juneau over the future of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Sen. Sullivan outlines efforts to open channels for U.S. fish

Interest rises in SE Alaska beam trawl shrimp fishery

Democrat Steve Lindbeck to challenge Don Young

Unlicensed fishing charters raise concern in Prince Rupert

NOAA administrator visits Foulweather Trawl in Newport