Monday, April 20, 2015

Cotten in, Ruffner out

The Alaska Legislature on Sunday confirmed Sam Cotten as Alaska's fish and game commissioner, but rejected Robert Ruffner for the Board of Fisheries.

Trident's new Naknek fishmeal plant coming online soon

Federal Subsistence Board opts against Kusko, Yukon takeover

Weather hampers Togiak herring aerial survey

Southeast Alaska tribal leader warns of 'dangerous' B.C. mines

Donnelly urges reopening B.C.'s Kitsilano Coast Guard station

Funding announced for B.C. harbor improvements

Astoria boatyard options considered


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Plenty of whales

The National Marine Fisheries Service proposes taking humpback population segments off the endangered species list.

Alaska Legislature goes into overtime

Ketchikan-based OceansAlaska grows shellfish seed business

Audubon sues to block planned Columbia cormorant kill

Midwater Trawlers Cooperative joins SHA

Workshop on marine corrosion protection set for April 25

NMFS proposes regulations for high-seas fishing vessels


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Prince William Sound salmon outlook

Gillnetters in the Copper River District are expected to tally a strong commercial catch of 2.2 million sockeye this season.

Three rescued after abandoning burning boat north of Kodiak

Togiak herring watch

North Pacific Council's April newsletter

Red Chris Mine gets closer to full production

Washington oyster growers win permit to use shrimp pesticide

NMFS: The rise and decline of the sardine cycle

Ted Danson talks fish at Cornell


Thursday, April 23, 2015

Cut it in half

A group of Alaska legislators is asking the North Pacific Fishery Management Council for a 50 percent reduction in the amount of halibut Bering Sea trawlers can take as bycatch.

Copper River Seafoods announces Bristol Bay acquisition

Salmon restrictions set for Upper Cook Inlet Northern District

Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee takes formative steps

Summary of British Columbia's 2015 roe herring fisheries

Coast Guard helicopter lands at Port Angeles after 'laser strike'

Snake River fall Chinook might come off threatened list

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission seat finally filled

Commanding officer of Astoria cutter Steadfast relieved

Icelandic bank releases U.S. seafood market report

Opinion: Action on fish board candidate disheartening


Friday, April 24, 2015

Semper paratus

The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard has scheduled an April 28 hearing on the topic "Staying Afloat: Examining the Resources and Priorities of the U.S. Coast Guard."

Copper River gillnetters can earn $10 for completing health survey

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Blackout hits Canadian Coast Guard station in Prince Rupert

Newport rescue helicopter case up in the air

Opinion: Kenai River Sportfishing Association has gotten out of hand