Monday, April 10, 2017

Heads of state

During a stop in Alaska, Chinese President Xi Jinping talked fish, among other topics, with Gov. Bill Walker.

1 dead, 3 injured after research boat capsizes on Columbia

Oregon pink shrimp season delayed

Alaska House supports keeping Kodiak science center open

North Pacific Council takes up salmon FMP issue

Inslee council picks draw support as well as criticism


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sardines in the can

The Pacific Fishery Management Council votes to keep the West Coast sardine fishery closed for a third straight year.

Chinook quota down sharply for Southeast Alaska trollers

Survey: Bristol Bay drift fleet chilled 71 percent of deliveries in 2016

2017 Kuskokwim River Chinook salmon outlook

Kodiak sac roe herring fishery to begin April 15

Petersburg assembly opposes Congressman Young’s forest bill


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Juneau watch

A legislative committee on Thursday will consider a bill to allow "regional fisheries trusts" to hold and lease fishing permits.

Pacific Council sets West Coast ocean salmon seasons

Pacific Seafood weighs taking over Trident's Newport plant

2017 Bristol Bay salmon season outlook

Bill aims to toughen sea lion control on Columbia

Merkley, Murkowski offer resolution supporting Sea Grant


Thursday, April 13, 2017

'No trespassing'

Alaska officials are refuting claims of exclusive Native fishing rights at Kodiak.

Southeast Alaska trollers discouraged over low Chinook quota

Lost crab pots to be removed from Alaska's Gastineau Channel

Ketchikan seafood processors face steep rate hikes for water

Fast-response cutter John McCormick commissioned at Ketchikan

Young Fishermen's Development Act introduced in Congress


Friday, April 14, 2017

Togiak herring watch

Last year’s early spawn caught the industry by surprise, but no one seems too worried about a repeat this season.

Board to meet on Bering Sea Tanner crab harvest strategy

2017 Prince William Sound salmon outlook

Alaska newlyweds tend 22 million hatchery chums

Planning effort looks to bolster Eureka area fishery economy

It’s grunion time!