Monday, August 10, 2015

Back in business

A Gulf of Alaska trawl sector gets Chinook bycatch relief.

Norton Sound silver salmon season could be one of best ever

Alaskans seek federal help on B.C. mines issue

Shellfish spraying in Willapa Bay continues

Monterey Harbor working to prevent fish die-off

The linkage between West Coast abalone and intertidal habitat

Commentary: If Obama visits Bristol Bay, he deserves full experience


Tuesday, August 11, 2015

‘Blob’ blog

The Alaska Ocean Observing System, or AOOS, has launched a blog to track the "Pacific blob," a large pool of unusually warm water off the West Coast and British Columbia, reaching north to the Gulf of Alaska.

Alaska salmon harvest might miss forecast

Tow boat, barge sink in Nushagak River

USCG video: Two rescued from disabled boat near Togiak

Kodiak conversation continues over federal subsistence legislation

Seaweed harvest expansion on Vancouver Island criticized

New commanding officer for USCG Station Cape Disappointment

NMFS video: Protecting salmon during the California drought

Editorial: Washington shellfish regulators, growers must get it right


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Rescue video

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter safely hoisted two people Tuesday from a grounded 42-foot commercial fishing vessel near Ocean Shores, Wash.

‘Deadliest Catch’ captain Tony Lara dies

Small Petersburg processor looks to reboot pink shrimp fishery

LFS acquires Murray Pacific Supply in Sitka

Fraser sockeye run appears to be weaker than expected

Proposed LNG plant near Prince Rupert stirs salmon concerns

Oregon permit board to meet on Columbia River gillnet case


Thursday, August 13, 2015

Help wanted

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is seeking candidates for executive director.

Southeast Alaska summer Dungeness season to close Saturday

September arrival of giant cruise ship has Unalaska worried

Dredging crucial to Ilwaco’s fishing industry begins

Will killing cormorants really help Columbia River salmon?

Tuna company to pay $6 million in worker oven death

Record algal bloom continues to expand across North Pacific


Friday, August 14, 2015

Obama’s video preview

The president discusses his upcoming trip to Alaska.

NMFS proposes refinancing of fishing capacity reduction loan

A profile of the O’Hara fishing dynasty

Lost nets, crab pots pulled from Puget Sound waters

Numbers are down as Oregon crabbing season ends

NOAA announces National Habitat Policy

Commentary: N. Pacific Council took the lead on Arctic fishing