Monday, August 24, 2015

Silver medal

Norton Sound has set a record with this season’s coho salmon harvest.

Alaska panel hears bid to protect salmon from proposed coal mine

B.C. mines minister aims to ease Alaska fears

A salmon photo faux pas causes embarrassment in Canada

Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee to meet in Seattle

Oregon patrol vessel Guardian might move to Newport

Swordfish on Pacific Fishery Management Council agenda

California shellfish industry faces ‘threat of species extinction’

Opinion: Can we really manage fish and game?

Opinion: Motive behind setnet ban is reallocation


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Obama’s Alaska itinerary

The president plans to visit Seward, Dillingham, and Kotzebue, the White House says.

Yukon Chinook escapement to Canada hits 10-year high

Kotzebue finishes fine salmon season

Juneau boot rally to highlight B.C. mining threats

Monitoring biodiversity in the Salish Sea

Newport Beach’s century-old seafood market

Researchers return from study of Great Pacific Garbage Patch


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Better things to do

The average price of coho is way down, and so is effort in the Southeast Alaska troll fishery.

Kodiak pink salmon harvest exceeds forecast

Japanese fisherman in B.C. for reunion with boat lost in tsunami

B.C. minister: Tulsequah Chief Mine leak should be fixed

Critics say Harper’s salmon habitat funding ‘drop in the bucket’

Pacific County, Wash., ports push for dredging

Feds release salmon-saving water into Klamath River

Monterey trawler to be featured on TV show ‘Big Blue Live’

Opinion: Some advice from Montana on B.C. mines

Opinion: About those Kenai River demonstrations


Thursday, August 27, 2015

95 million and counting

The Prince William Sound seine fishery has set a new record for the harvest of pink salmon.

Big new Bering Sea climate change study planned

Don McManman, former Pacific Fishing editor, crosses the bar

Chignik interests want changes in local salmon management

Alaskans warm up to B.C. mines minister, still demand assurances

Conservation group to sue feds over Puget Sound salmon farming


Friday, August 28, 2015

Steller victory

A judge has declared NMFS and industry the winners in a case in which Oceana and Greenpeace challenged expanded commercial fishing in the Aleutian chain.

Are killer whales eating Steller sea lions for breakfast?

Kodiak drafts position on Gulf trawl bycatch management

Alaska Supreme Court hears arguments on proposed setnet ban

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

‘Blob’ lures tropical fish to waters off Vancouver Island

Judge upholds Klamath River fish flows

NMFS invites comment on longline bigeye tuna limits

NMFS podcast: ‘Fisheries in a Changing Climate’