Monday, May 16, 2016

Don’t call us AIFMA anymore

A longstanding Bristol Bay commercial fishing organization has taken a new name.

ASMI analysis sees potential for improved salmon prices this year

Kuskokwim River villages consider forming new borough

Stories sought from Unalaska’s crabbing heyday

NMFS photos show crab molting at Dutch Harbor

Alaska harbor funding included in Senate bill

Dozens of sea lions at Bonneville Dam trapped, killed

Trident fined over alleged Newport wastewater violations

Editorial: Deja vu over mining mess

Editorial: Get a deal done on Puget Sound salmon


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Walrus watch

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game plans to run the Bristol Bay salmon fishery “in a normal fashion” this season, despite the unusual presence of walrus near the Ugashik District.

BBRSDA, Copper River Seafoods collaborate on labels

Seattle anticipates first Copper River salmon of the season

Kodiak considers installing showers in harbor building

Aggressive sea lion harasses fishermen at Sitka

Safety fair set for Friday at Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle


Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Nice save

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescued two fishermen from a vessel in distress near the Fairweather grounds northwest of Sitka.

Prince William Sound pot shrimpers to reach full quota

Mount Polley mine to go into full production

NOAA: Dungeness crab in peril from acidification

Northern California Dungeness catches drop off sharply

Congressional hearing spotlights epic Alaska marine debris


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Round two

Copper River gillnetters get another crack at the fish this morning after a fairly modest catch of 1,300 Chinook and 22,500 sockeye on opening day.

Body found underneath Ketchikan processing plant

F/V Northern Leader featured on Discovery’s ‘Mighty Ships’

North Pacific Research Board seeks executive director

NMFS tests mini-camera for conducting fish surveys

Hearing highlights ‘uncertainty’ of Obama ocean policy


Friday, May 20, 2016

Good to go

Canada health officials have approved genetically modified salmon as safe for consumption.

Full California coast opening to Dungeness crabbing

State plans revenue herring fishery at Dutch Harbor

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

B.C. spot prawns in the spotlight

Hoopa tribe to sue feds over Klamath salmon protection

Feds cite corrosion in Santa Barbara oil pipeline spill

Editorial: Columbia River Treaty works, but needs updating

Opinion: ‘No humane way to fish’