Monday, December 5, 2016

Seeking relief

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

Oregon commission extends Columbia reform plan by one year

Injuries reported in ammonia leak at Dutch Harbor cold storage

State panel OKs Bristol Bay fishing district annexations

Yukon River fall chum, coho harvest sets record high for value

Buyback fee collections on Aleutians golden king crab to end

Washington state officials concerned over Canada's oil spill plan


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Poor king outlook

Directed Chinook salmon fisheries are unlikely next year at Southeast Alaska's Stikine and Taku rivers.

Crewman tells of harrowing escape from sinking Alaska Juris

Commercial cod fishermen get more space in Kachemak Bay

Seabird MPA proposed off northwest tip of Vancouver Island

Feds sued again for allegedly causing Klamath salmon infection

Halibut commission interim meeting summary

Fishing ban in central Arctic Ocean remains elusive

Opinion: Why the charter halibut RQE is good for Alaska

Opinion: Extremists manufacture anchovy 'crisis'


Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Bering Sea sinking

Three crewmen are rescued and a search is underway for two more after the fishing vessel Exito goes down near Dutch Harbor.

Steller sea lions continue to decline in western Aleutians

Water legislation could be bad for California fish

Weather bill could fund study on devastating prehistoric tsunamis

NMFS weekly enforcement highlights

Opinion: Protect Puget Sound, ban boats from dumping sewage


Thursday, December 8, 2016

Golden grains

Plans are afoot to mine beach sands northwest of Yakutat, Alaska.

Five rescued off grounded crab boat north of Westport, Wash.

New fish taxes possible in Bristol Bay's Nushagak District

State rejects Petersburg dock offer

Alaska Board of Fisheries takes action on sportfish guides

B.C. North Coast to have ban on tankers carrying crude oil

Radiation in fish off Fukushima tests below detectable level

Opinion: Take honest look at lower Snake River dam removal


Friday, December 9, 2016

New protections

President Obama has issued an executive order creating a "climate resilience area" in the northern Bering Sea.

Search suspended for two men missing from M/V Exito sinking

Southeast Alaska crab seasons to open Feb. 17

'Alaska Fisheries Report' from KMXT in Kodiak

NMFS posts report on seabird bycatch in Alaska fisheries

Accusations fly at hearing into Alaska Juris sinking

Coast Guard seeks help finding false mayday caller at Columbia