Monday, November 28, 2016

Northern California crab season set

The commercial Dungeness fishery will open Dec. 1 north of Humboldt Bay to the Oregon state line.

Crescent City crabbers ‘very excited to go fishing’

Dungeness season to close in most areas of Southeast Alaska

Alaska Seafood Cooperative seeks to conduct experimental fishing

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Scientists look to Saanich Inlet for clues about ocean ‘dead zones’

Vessel sinks at Westport, Washington, marina

How the privatization of our oceans is sinking fishermen

Opinion: Alaskans must unite to protect salmon


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Pollock power

The quota for Bering Sea pollock is likely to remain high next year based on the new stock assessment.

Sitka Assembly reviews floating dock plan

Canadian Navy confirms mysterious B.C. object no bomb

Northern California crab price opens at $3 per pound

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights

Opinion: With America’s fisheries rebounding, we can’t turn back


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

New commerce secretary

President-elect Trump has tapped billionaire Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary, and part of his job will be overseeing the nation’s fisheries.

Oceana sues in California over the commercial anchovy fishery

State posts FAQ on Kenai ‘large fish’ escapement goal

Kodiak backs grant proposal on estimating Chinook trawl bycatch

B.C. oceanographer chronicles change in warming Pacific

Opinion: We oppose quota bank for halibut charter operators


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Willapa woes

Gillnetters in Washington state's Willapa Bay seem to be losing
their grip.

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

Oregon Hatchery Research Center board to meet Dec. 6

Sea otter crossing installed near Monterey harbor

NMFS announces new Pacific Coast sablefish rules

Opinion: Reconciliation requires recognizing rights-based fishing


Friday, December 2, 2016

What sank the F/V Alaska Juris?

A public hearing is set to begin next week into the July sinking of the Bering Sea trawler.

More of Northern California to open to Dungeness fishing

Unalaska committee backs limited Tanner crab fishery

As B.C. whale numbers rise, entanglements hit record level

California catches lots of squid, but good luck eating local calamari

Plastic plagues Midway Atoll