Monday, July 13, 2015

Bristol Bay busts out

After a slow start for the Bristol Bay sockeye fishery, the salmon surge in and gillnetters land millions.

Summer at Bristol Bay’s Graveyard Point

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Open house set at Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute

Murkowski works in visa language important to processors

USCG hoists ailing fisherman off vessel west of Willapa Bay

F/V Sea Pup goes aground, breaks up on Newport jetty

Coast Guard medevacs stricken captain off Gold Beach, Ore.


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Fraser River sockeye forecast

There is a 50 percent probability of about 6.8 million fish returning, DFO says.

Bristol Bay city of Manokotak pursues annexation, fish tax

Alaska sportfish guide’s Facebook posts lead to charges

NMFS proposes regs to discourage targeting Alaska skates

Seafood distributor Shining Ocean fined $16,575

Oregon shellfish hatchery tackles ocean acidification

Opinion: Proposed Alaska setnet ban is about conservation

Column: Don’t blame fish for California’s water shortage


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Still coming

The Bristol Bay sockeye salmon catch reaches 23 million fish.

Dutch Harbor bait herring fishery opens this week

Kotzebue salmon fishing curtailed due to buyer pinch

NMFS proposes EIS for Gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch program

Fraser River sockeye forecast is ‘larger than average’

Scientist: Warm temps to have years-long effect on B.C. salmon

Greenpeace ranks retailers on protecting oceans, seafood workers

Research report warns of fishmeal shortage for aquaculture

Editorial: Hotter water threatens future salmon fisheries


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Incumbent cash

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, up for re-election next year, reports raising nearly $1.1 million in the latest quarter.

Russian Orthodox place faith over fish at Bristol Bay

Monster marine debris barge arrives in Kodiak

ASMI int’l committee to meet July 21 at Ray’s Boathouse, Seattle

DFO discusses possible Fraser River sockeye pool fisheries

Chinook salmon die-off discovered on John Day River

Central Calif. coho is NMFS ‘species in the spotlight’

GPS turns 20


Friday, July 17, 2015

Crabbing time

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces Aleutian Islands golden king crab quotas, and says the season will open Aug. 1.

Southeast Alaska early pink salmon returns good, not great

Kodiak all-species salmon harvest tops 3 million fish

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Senate committee adopts labeling amendment for GE salmon

Five nations sign declaration against central Arctic fishing

Algae bloom plagues Prince Rupert gillnet fleet

Newport could see boost in fisherman direct marketing

Opinion: Who wants to eat contaminated seafood?