Monday, May 9, 2016

It’s official

Gov. Bill Walker has signed the Alaska Wild Salmon Day bill into law.

Copper River salmon fishery to open May 16

No Yukon River commercial Chinook fishery expected

Upgraded air service coming to Dutch Harbor

Will these walrus complicate fishing in Bristol Bay?

Budget cuts take a bite out of Alaska’s food safety division

B.C. auditor faults ministries on mining regulation

Can Northern California crab season be salvaged?

Sheriff warns of dangerous Humboldt Bay bar

2015-16 California herring season summary


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Icicle sale

Canadian aquaculture company Cooke says it has a deal to purchase Seattle-based processor Icicle Seafoods.

Third opener starts today for Prince William Sound shrimpers

Kodiak tsunami sirens undergo repairs

Native corporation Sealaska buys into processor

Attorney counsels captains on dealing with crew medical bills

Canada fisheries minister is open to audit on fish farms

Corps rejects Wash. coal project, citing treaty fishing rights

New executive director named for California commission

Wider World: Rebranding Atlantic pollock


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Sockeye sensation

A Bristol Bay fisherman direct markets his catch in Maine.

Dock repairs, improvements planned this summer at Dillingham

Slideshow: Juneau’s Blessing of the Fleet and memorial dedication

Juneau fishermen’s memorial seeks new home

ASMI seeks northern Europe marketing representative

DFO closes Esquimalt Harbor to all fishing

NMFS seminar: ‘The Transmission of Price Changes between Wholesale and Ex-vessel Markets in Alaska Fisheries’

A California shrimper relaunches after major overhaul

Commentary: A brighter take on Alaska’s economic future


Thursday, May 12, 2016

The salmon situation

Some market observers see room for optimism this year.

Dedicated oil spill response vessel now homeported in Kodiak

Southeast Alaska salmon purse seine fishery outlook

DFO to recruit for 135 science positions

Greenpeace files complaint about UW fishery professor

Salvage efforts proceed on beached boat at Ocean Shores, Wash.

Monterey Bay squid season basically a bust

Commentary: No way feds can do a better job in Cook Inlet


Friday, May 13, 2016

Dungeness delight

After months of delay, the season finally begins for Northern California crabbers.

Alaska delegation raises B.C. mining concerns with Kerry

Norton Sound herring bait fishery opens today

Tribes want hand in Kuskokwim River fisheries management

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Greenpeace comes after UW’s Ray Hilborn

USDA solicits canned pink salmon