Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report – August 31, 2017

On this week’s show, lawmakers and members of the fishing industry attended a Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act reauthorization hearing in Soldtona. There, they tackled fleet consolidation, limited access fisheries, and an extended pie analogy. Also, two women in Sleetmute are using a fish wheel to make up for limited gillnet fishing on the Kuskokwim River. We had help ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – June 8, 2017

  Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon season is coming on strong. The Bristol Bay drift fleet upgrades their gear to include chillers and upgrades the quality taken to market. Copper River kings are stronger than forecasted. More than 40 boats fished in the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery. Cod, Dungeness, Pollock, halibut and more all going on in various parts of the ... Read More »

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