Monday, May 23, 2016

Starbound death

Authorities are investigating the death of a crewman aboard the Seattle-based factory trawler Starbound.

HSMI disease said to be confirmed in B.C. farmed salmon

Copper River sockeye catch lags; third opener set for today

Yukon River Chinook run figures to be early this year

Processors to help fund Bristol Bay counting towers

Proposals address Kenai River dipnetting mania

Pattison-owned seafood firm commits to sustainability overhaul

Groups want Calif. swordfish driftnet closure to protect turtles

Senate bill has GE salmon, other seafood provisions

Seafood loses ground to meat in Japan

Why are Norwegians so happy?


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Just 19

Officials say electrocution was the cause of a crewman’s death aboard the Seattle-based factory trawler Starbound.

USDA to buy frozen wild salmon fillets

Dillingham dock crane needs repairs; backup unit brought in

NMFS outlines this summer’s Alaska stock survey plans

Rebate program announced for winch emergency stop (E-Stop)

Wider World: Chile struggles with toxic algal bloom


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Togiak totals

Purse seiners scooped up 15,171 tons of herring this season at Togiak, Alaska, but ex-vessel value totaled only about $1.5 million.

BBRSDA offers recap of its town hall series

Alaska legislators less than enthused over governor’s tax bill

Alaska fish board decides against truncating its proposal process

Net pen vandalized, 100,000 Chinook escape in Washington state

2015 North Pacific salmon harvest up 20 percent over 2014

Squid, octopus found to be thriving globally

Editorial: Shipyard vital to the Lower Columbia


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Impasse over?

State and tribal fishery managers reportedly are close to settling the stalemate over Puget Sound salmon fishing.

What became of permits initially issued to Bristol Bay residents?

Historic agreement gives Kuskokwim tribes say in fish management

ASMI Responsible Fisheries Management Committee to meet

Wholesale markets: Where do Alaska fish go?

The race to find fish feeds that don’t bankrupt the ocean

Opinion: Fish for food, not fun

Opinion: To protect Skeena River salmon, ban oil tankers


Friday, May 27, 2016


Bristol Bay commercial salmon fishermen face some significant rule changes this season.

Alaska Wildlife Troopers to sell patrol vessel Woldstad

State, tribal negotiators reach Puget Sound salmon agreement

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

House bill authorizes Craig harbor construction, Young says

NMFS posts new annual report on U.S. fishery economics

Opinion: Catch and release, done right, is a fair way to fish