Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, six fishermen are lost in the Bering Sea after their crabber disappears within sight of St. George Island; three others are rescued after going hard aground near Akutan, and Southeast fishermen are gearing up for crabbing that opens Friday. All that and more, on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Laura Kraegel ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week: Southeast spawn-on-kelp fishermen are facing restrictions this spring to help preserve the stock; Bristol Bay gets a fisherman back on the Board of Fish, but now there’s nobody representing Kodiak. All that, and meeting the impressive ‘Seawomen of Iceland. We had help from KMXT’s Kayla Desroches in Kodiak, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KFSK’s Angela ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report 12 Jan 2017

Coming up this week – Chum salmon could be scattered about in a more spots in Southeast; do the humpies know this is an odd year? And, how did Wrangell get funds for its harbor from the state of Alaska last month? Was it a Festivus miracle? We’ll find out that, and more, on this week’s edition of the Alaska Fisheries ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report Oct. 20

Coming up this week, we hear from the U.S. Senate candidates who faced off in Kodiak a week ago over the fisheries; Bering Sea crabbing kicked off over the weekend, but to no fanfare; and folks in Southeast are trying to make your food local. All that and more, coming up, on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report Oct 13

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Candidates for U.S. Senate were grilled over fish Wednesday night, but they wrapped up after we put the Alaska Fisheries Report to bed, so we’ll have a full recap next week; meanwhile, there is praise for a long-time champion of responsible fishing, and, the quota for crab out west is down. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, the fisheries in Cook Inlet remain so contentious that the Feds are being sent in to manage it; They’re going to try and track illegal fishing with an eye in the sky, and while many Alaskans are calling on the president to stop creating marine monuments, the people of Saint George are asking the feds for ... Read More »

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