Monday, April 25, 2016

Election results

Members of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association have chosen Tony Wood for the board of directors.

Setnetting time reduced in Upper Cook Inlet’s Northern District

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Green laser light hits Coast Guard boat at Bellingham

High-quality Dungeness reported in Oregon

California updates crab openings, closures

Rebuilding plans pay off for West Coast groundfish fishery

Oceanographer: Pacific Ocean blob is gone, but will return

Martha Stewart Living’s May issue has big spread on wild salmon

Opinion: Feds fail Cook Inlet

Commentary: Two good Alaskans named to North Pacific Council


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Togiak grinding

More than 7,000 tons, or about a quarter of the quota, have been taken so far in Alaska’s largest herring fishery.

Prince William Sound shrimpers take nearly 20,000 pounds

Prince William Sound salmon fishery outlook

Coast Guard warns of consequences for false mayday calls

Crab relief money divvied up at Crescent City

Opinion: West Coast sardine population likely on upswing


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Alaska fish politics

State Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, has drawn a hometown challenger in Duncan Fields, a longtime member of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Stutes chairs the House Special Committee on Fisheries.

Setting up ‘crab condos’ at Dutch Harbor

Sitka Tribe to open shellfish testing lab

Blob’s effect on salmon runs pondered

Murkowski outlines fishery provisions in appropriations bill

Editorial: A plea to save Puget Sound


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Going fishing

Brett Veerhusen is leaving as executive director of the national advocacy group Seafood Harvesters of America.

Status of Goodnews Bay processing plant remains up in the air

Alaska researchers look to expand market for pollock roe

Sitka community-supported fishery program expands to Fairbanks

Impasse continues on Puget Sound salmon fisheries

Commentary: No need for another hearing on Pebble


Friday, April 29, 2016

Making progress

The Togiak herring harvest has reached 13,600 tons, or nearly half the preseason quota.

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Southeast Alaska purse seine fishery outlook

First Nation support for Pacific NorthWest LNG growing

Port of Astoria backs Da Yang Seafoods expansion

Oregon senators offer bill to safeguard salmon from irrigation

Misery continues for Northern California crabbers

NOAA seeks enforcement officers to fill ‘many vacancies’