Monday, November 9, 2015

A big year

The 2015 Kodiak area salmon harvest was well above average at 37.3 million fish, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports.

California delays commercial Dungeness season

Obama signs IUU fishing enforcement act into law

NOAA: New law a ‘critical step’ against illegal fishing, fraud

Pebble opponents say congressional hearing ‘misses the point’

Profile of ‘wildly successful’ Kachemak Bay shellfish farm

Sockeye fail to show in Adams River, part of Fraser system


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Conservative management

Lack of funding for a counting tower could cut salmon fishing time next summer at Togiak.

F/V Savannah Ray being dismantled after wreck near Kodiak

Kodiak borough looks to save seafood research center

Have Pacific cod learned to hunt seabirds?

U.S. crabbing troubles could boost B.C.

Humboldt harbor district seeks dismissal of lawsuit


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Humpy forecast

The Department of Fish and Game is predicting a harvest of 34 million pink salmon next year in Southeast Alaska.

High winds forecast for eastern Aleutians

Online petition drive seeks Bristol Bay price mediation

ASMI Salmon Committee to meet Nov. 19 in Seattle

RIP, Woody the sea lion

B.C. mine developers say they’ve found more gold

Questions still cloud Columbia switch to seine gear


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Blustery Unalaska

High winds blowing through Wednesday caused considerable disruption.

Oregon Dungeness season expected to open on time

Columbia cormorant killing comes to seasonal end

Senate Commerce to consider Dungeness, other bills

Lawsuit filed over Sacramento River water, fish perils

Opinion: Will Minister Tootoo protect B.C. herring?


Friday, November 13, 2015

BBRSDA’s new skipper

The Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association has named a new executive director.

UW forecasts 34.1 million sockeye catch at Bristol Bay

NMFS issues regs on Navy training and marine mammals

Ninilchik Tribal Council files Kenai River subsistence suit

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Suitcases full of salmon, Ketchikan couple heads to Oman

With new PM, Canada federal scientists are now free to talk