Monday, October 26, 2015

Another government buy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to buy canned pink salmon for use in federal food assistance programs.

Fishing boat leaks ammonia cloud at Unalaska dock

Kenai fisher poets share tales of lives lived

Port of Chinook, Wash., approves preliminary 2016 budget

Fish barrier will help save Sacramento River salmon

Editorial: Time for fish board to meet on Kenai Peninsula

Opinion: Alaska should never stray from ‘fish first’ policy


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Fine season up north

"The 2015 Norton Sound salmon runs were the best in recent memory," the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports.

Former Alaska fisheries observer goes missing off Peru

Deep-draft Arctic port study shelved for at least a year

B.C. salmon farmers to publish monthly sea lice numbers

Bumble Bee gives consumers a way to track their tuna

Editorial: Orcas and Columbia River salmon


Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Frustrating result

Commercial fishermen at Chignik, Alaska, caught more than twice as many sockeye salmon this season as they did in 2014, yet the harvest value rose only 9 percent.

Wrangell father, son plead guilty in halibut misreporting case

Alexa Tonkovich officially announced as new ASMI chief

Author visits Petersburg to share history of salmon traps

Nearly $1M court claim filed against Pacific Seafood

Ore. cannery working to get back in compliance after recall

Eel River salmon go blind in low-flow conditions

Oceana seeks public relations manager

Opinion: Wrong to let Exxon skate on $100M spill reopener


Thursday, October 29, 2015

Routine fish fraud

A new study from Oceana found that farmed Atlantic salmon is often passed off in restaurants and grocery stores as wild-caught product.

Alaska Board of Fisheries revises meeting schedule

Alaska Area M fishermen tally a fine 5.9 million sockeye

Parking lot planned for Kasilof River salmon dipnetters

Two SE Alaska spawn-on-kelp herring fisheries to stay closed

United Fishermen of Alaska opens big meeting in Petersburg

A warm 2016 could be even worse for Northwest fish


Friday, October 30, 2015

Big Bristol Bay forecast

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is projecting a harvest of 29.5 million sockeye salmon next year.


Bristol Bay association puts permit buyback study on hold

Fish board adds proposals for Bristol Bay, other meetings

B.C. girl kicked off soccer team in fish-farm sponsorship spat

Dutch Harbor, New Bedford remain top fishing ports in 2014

Astoria drops below Newport in commercial catch

Study: California’s fish populations are declining

Opinion: Export-Import Bank helps Alaska companies