Monday, October 19, 2015

A great year

Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard reported to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council that no one died while actively commercial fishing in Alaska during the fiscal year ended Sept. 31.

USCG suspends search for Roland Briggs, missing in Bristol Bay

A birthday boat in Sitka

Federal appeals court hears Washington culvert case

Skipanon canned fish recall spreads to Bornstein Seafoods

Ecola Seafoods, Garibaldi Cannery also issue voluntary recalls

MSC annual report marks 15 years since program’s launch


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Quite a haul

This year’s Alaska salmon harvest, the second-largest on record, was worth an estimated $414 million ex-vessel.

Plenty of anchovies in Monterey Bay, but maybe not elsewhere

In Canada, a Surprise Victory for Justin Trudeau

Terry Haines, commercial fisherman, leaving Kodiak council

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Exploring the ‘sublethal’ effects of oil spills

Alaska sablefish fishery completes fourth annual RFM audit

Fisherman says he caught rare albino sturgeon in Fraser River


Wednesday, October 21, 2015

New man at the helm

Scott Kelley is taking over as Alaska’s director of commercial fisheries.

Cook Inlet salmon fishery yields below-average results

Video: Shell vessel aids sailboat in pitching N. Pacific

North Pacific Council’s October meeting newsletter

Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea voted out

Fraser River chum run strong enough for commercial fishing

Cutter crew finds violations during Washington, Oregon patrol


Thursday, October 22, 2015

Halibut charges

A Wrangell father and son face federal prosecution over catch misreporting.

Kuskokwim area salmon harvest pays less than $1 million

State cuts could close one of Sitka’s harbors

Ex-Ketchikan restaurant owner admits to illegal halibut buys

Petersburg to ask state to take a position on B.C. mines

Northern Gateway oil pipeline likely dead with Trudeau win


Friday, October 23, 2015

Under scrutiny

A legislative audit of the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission recommends a major overhaul but no move to the Department of Fish and Game.

United Fishermen of Alaska to hold big meeting in Petersburg

State considers Chignik request for management change

Kodiak herring bait fishery opens

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Dennis Guhlke, former Icicle president, joins BluWrap board

Sen. Murkowski hosts briefing on Alaska marine debris

Bill to crack down on IUU fishing goes to White House

House bill filed to change market name of Alaska pollock

DFO invites comment on the draft 2016 crab plan

Another 'freakish' northern California squid boom unlikely

Planned offshore Hawaii fish farm stirs controversy