Alaska Fisheries Report

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 »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Check out our logo from 20 years ago, left, which was the inspiration for our new design.    Coming up this week, Trident Seafoods is taking a three-pronged approach to expansion in Kodiak, the salmon forecast for Cook Inlet is modest, and you have to tread lightly when you’re talking about a potential permit buy-back. All that and more, ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, about 50 crew members aboard a South Korean factory trawler are feared lost after their ship went down in the Bering Sea; a new test fishery opened up in Cook Inlet this week, and the IPHC says recruitment of halibut appears to be up a bit. All that, and the former FV Shaman couldn’t muster ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

  Coming up this week, rules are changing for fishing around the Western stock of Steller sea lions, and even though they’re not a food-fish, could Sea Star Wasting Disease be a harbinger of things to come in a warming ocean? And do you remember last week when we had all that rosy news about next year’s salmon forecast? Well, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  We have red and pink forecasts from opposite sides of the state; under-size crab and secret identities discovered in Unalaska, and some Fukushima radiation is detected for the first time on the West Coast. All that, and remembering a towing figure in Alaska seafood, coming up, on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, reaction to the ballot initiative to protect Bristol Bay salmon that passed last week, the Canadian acknowledgment that mines on rivers that cross from the border into Alaska is of little comfort to some Alaskans, and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham, Coast Alaska’s Ed ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, what Tuesday’s election means for Alaska’s seafood plants, there’ll soon be a nice new place to park your boat when visiting Sitka, and how to make co-management work? All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Annie Ropeik and Lauren Rosenthal in Unalaska, Fish Radio’s Laine Welch in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, there’s a new king in the crab world – at least this season; the Togiak herring forecast is looking good for next year, and discussing a Bristol Bay permit buy-back. We had help from KUCB’s Annie Ropeik in Unalaska, former KDLG newsman Mike Mason in Dillingham, Seafood.com’s John Sackton and APRN’s Lori Townsend.  Read More »

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