Monday, December 7, 2015

Could be better

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has posted Chinook salmon forecasts for the Stikine and Taku rivers.

Board of Fisheries largely maintains status quo at Bristol Bay

The ‘blob’ is gone, but not its problems

Planning team takes action on SE Alaska hatchery proposals

Court sides with Petersburg in boundary dispute with Juneau

Could ‘Frankenfish’ actually be good for wild Alaska salmon?

Comment invited on hatchery reform plan for lower Columbia

Opinion: Pavement isn’t the answer at mouth of Kasilof


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Shifting sands

The Alaska Board of Fisheries is creating a committee to consider Bristol Bay setnet site boundaries affected by coastal erosion.

Halibut commission posts summary of recent meeting

EIS released, comments open on Kuskokwim gold mine

Documentary film on cutter Storis screened in Anchorage

Dungeness delay continues, although Wash. crab test OK

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel at Westport, Wash.

Toxin delaying crab season figured into famed horror flick

Satellite tags help unravel a spawning mystery


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The black market

Federal authorities are highlighting the problem of illegal sales of sport-caught Alaska halibut.

NMFS sued in challenge to West Coast groundfish management

Sitka commission votes down Airbnb on boats

Washington Fish and Wildlife extends Dungeness delay

Oregon likewise maintains Dungeness season delay

Skipanon resumes canning following recall

California posts 'Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas'

Food companies fight mandatory GMO labeling


Thursday, December 10, 2015

Sailor take warning

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a heavy weather bulletin for the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea.

Alaska governor proposes income tax, dividend cut

Upper Cook Inlet board meeting to stay in Anchorage

Kodiak harbor board looks at idea of shipyard building

Three Ketchikan men fined in halibut scheme

Young, DeFazio vow to fight FDA decision on GE salmon

In Paris, Secretary of State John Kerry talks illegal fishing


Friday, December 11, 2015

Pain on the horizon

Fishing is among Alaska industries eying Gov. Bill Walker’s stark budget proposal.

Young highlights provisions in House-passed Coast Guard bill

House supports two-year extension for Newport helo base

Yukon River fall season salmon summary released

‘Alaska Fisheries Report’ from KMXT in Kodiak

Columbia River salmon battle heats up

Coast Seafoods shellfish expansion plan aired at Eureka meeting

Klamath dam removal deal in danger of collapse