Monday, May 4, 2015

Changes at the top

Icicle Seafoods Inc. names Chris Ruettgers chief executive officer and appoints Amy Humphreys as chairman of the board of directors.

Three rescued, skipper missing after boat capsizes off Wash.

Tens of millions in upgrades planned for Port of Dutch Harbor

Pebble mine backers aren't ready to give up the gold

Business of Fish meetings set for this week in Bristol Bay

Effort continues to get setnet ban on Alaska ballot

Summary of the 2015 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery

Alaska Lt. Gov. Mallott to talk transboundary issues on B.C. trip

Under public pressure, Taylor Shellfish backs off pesticide spraying

USCG terminates two fishing vessel voyages near Port Angeles

Prime fish give way to hordes of jellies in Puget Sound

Embattled Ore. Fish and Wildlife Commission nominee responds


Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Call for nominations

NMFS is seeking candidates for two U.S. seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission.

Togiak herring seine harvest reaches 9,340 tons

Federal biologists to manage Kuskokwim kings

Barges to carry away years of Alaska marine debris

Second period set for Prince William Sound pot shrimp

Columbia River joint state hearing set for today

Reported oil slicks off Wash., Ore. turn out to be jellyfish

Newport helo base might stay open through fiscal 2017

Bill would extend West Coast crab management pact


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Processor expands

A Copper River Seafoods representative discusses the company's Bristol Bay plans.

Federal judge weighs postponing Pebble mine hearing

BBEDC offers five seafood company internships in Seattle

Author in Kodiak to tout 'Notorious Bars of Alaska' book

Return of The Blob

Mallott: B.C. officials seem 'sincere' about safe mining

Canadian Salmon Area Harvest Committee election results

Sand buildup around NOAA's Newport pier grows problematic

Study of California MPAs finds fish recovery signs

Drought is changing California's aquaculture industry

Hearing today on labor, safety laws and seafood industry

Opinion: Backers of initiative to ban setnetting mislead public


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Yukon River woes

No commercial fishery for Chinook salmon is expected this year. Summer and fall chum runs, however, potentially could support a harvest.

Fishery manager notes 'deadloss' in Togiak herring fishery

NMFS report: Implications of less sea ice on Alaska fish production

Media report: Low pollock years linked to ice retreat

DFO reviewing salmon troll license retirement program

Canadian Lower Stikine gillnet salmon fishery to open May 10-11

New book explores fisheries through Steinbeck's Western Flyer

A salmon co-op in Dairyland


Friday, May 8, 2015

Alaska salmon season nears

The famed Copper River fishery, traditionally the first major net salmon harvest of the year, is scheduled to open May 14.

Study: Economic vitality of Alaska salmon fishery lags

Senators fight 'Alaska pollock' label for Russian-caught fish

Are salmon sharks a factor in Bering Sea Chinook numbers?

Yup'ik fishermen won't appeal to Alaska Supreme Court

Tribal fish commission seeks Kuskokwim management role

CVRF completes third round of purchase subsidy program

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

DFO seeks comments on draft sardine management plan

442,000 hatchery coho to be released into Columbia River

A history of St. George Reef Lighthouse