Monday, May 2, 2016

That's a wrap

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has closed the Togiak herring seine season due to declining fish size and budget cuts necessitating "a more conservative management approach."

Lawsuit argues CFEC transfer order is unconstitutional

New Bristol Bay salmon partnership forming

Rebates on whale pingers offered to Alaska salmon fishermen

Canadian Coast Guard base in Kitsilano officially reopens

Recall issued for possibly defective EPIRBs


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Long wait nearly over

Much of Northern California will open for commercial Dungeness crabbing on May 12.

Business of Fish workshops set for Dillingham, Naknek

Industry plans ‘groundfish festival’ during Kodiak council meeting

2016 Sitka Sound herring season summary

Reopened Canadian CG base lacks full rescue capacity, union says

Study finds Oregon oysters contain drugs, other toxins


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A win for fishermen plaintiffs in antitrust case

A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction against Pacific Seafood Group’s acquisition of Ocean Gold Seafoods.

9th Circuit opinion in Ocean Gold case

Alaska Board of Fisheries schedules May 24 teleconference

Students learn about roe in Kodiak workshop

Juneau Maritime Festival to feature 300 pounds of fish

California releases summary report on Refugio oil spill

Opinion: The hostility of catch shares


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Sweeping opinion

An Oregon federal judge has called for a new approach to Columbia and Snake River dam operations to preserve salmon and steelhead, with all options on the table for consideration, including dam removal on the Lower Snake River.

Alaska legislators consider proposed fisheries tax increase

Independent experts to review Bering Sea pollock science

CVRF announces $600,000 in ‘People Propel’ benefits

California biologists rescue flood-stranded fish

Commentary: Alaska has great hydropower potential if done right


Friday, May 6, 2016

Bright beauties

A Southeast Alaska drift gillnet fishery directed at returns of Stikine River king salmon is scheduled to open May 9.

Sport anglers protest as tribe gillnets Puget Sound Chinook

Excess of sub-legal shrimp prompts Oregon fleet to stand down

Alaska fish board to consider changing proposal process

California commission adopts spiny lobster management plan

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights

Wider World: Vietnam's epic fish kill