Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, a pot cod boat runs hard aground during heavy weather in Kodiak, though as of press time there’s been no oil pollution; the State Senate is taking a lot of testimony on Roland Maw’s appointment to the Board of Fish, and a fisheries pioneer is set to get honored this weekend in Anchorage. All that, and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week the North Pacific Council looks ready to get get tough on Bering Sea halibut bycatch, locals along the Kusko want more of a say in their fisheries, and a fisheries observer meets a tragic fate – on shore. All that and more, coming up, on the Alaska fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Lauren Rosenthal ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, halibut fishermen get a boost in their catch limit this year, the great winter crime spree in the Dillingham PAF Boat Yard has been solved, and seining for pollock. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver in Homer. Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, a new fishery on the Kenai will complicate an already nightmarish management picture; the feds reject the petition for a marine sanctuary in the Aleutians, and what do Kodiak fishermen really think about privatization? We had help from KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran in Kenai, KUCB’s Annie Ropeik in Unalaska, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KSTK’s ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, the chairman of the Alaska Board of Fisheries steps down after the governor didn’t approve of his methods of selecting a Fish and Game commissioner. Pollock A Season gets underway, and is there a worldwide salmon glut fishermen need to worry about this upcoming season? All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, acting Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotton is the only person the joint boards could agree on to interview Wednesday for the permanent position; there are new faces in plenty of fishy jobs, and the winter king troll season is spectacular. We had help from KNOM’s Matthew Smith in Nome, KUCB’s Lauren Rosenthal and Annie ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, could new conservation measures in the Aleutians put up more roadblocks to commercial fishing? Laine Welch gets all “Inside Baseball” with last summer’s salmon numbers, and though it never caught a fish itself, the most beautiful seafood-related vessel ever has a date with the breaking yard. All that, and as we get into the new year ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

  Coming up this week, it looks like there’ll be lower harvest limits for Prince William Sound black cod; we hear about cchanges coming up for the groundfish and halibut observer program, and everything that’s old is new again – well, insofar as an ancient mollusk in the Arctic Ocean is concerned. All that and more, coming up on the ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up on this Solstice, Festivus, Hanukkah, Christmas, Boxing Day and Kwanzaa show, talk of Dungeness crab closures in Southeast gets no support from the advisory committee in Petersburg, we find out how the science of ergonomics can keep you healthier and save you money, and as fish skin tanning gears up to commercial levels overseas, it’s still done ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, President Barack Obama issued an historic executive order Tuesday that excludes the outer continental shelf of Bristol Bay from oil and gas exploration, thereby protecting vital seafood habitat. Also: How salmon may respond to climate change and a summary of the board of fisheries recent meeting in Cordova, coming up, on the Alaska Fisheries Report. ... Read More »

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