Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, King Salmon is again the topic du jour in two parts of the state – and in Washington D.C.; We get an update on the Southeast crab fishery, and wouldn’t you like to be on the International Pacific Halibut Commission? We had help this week from APRN’s Peter Granitz in Washington D.C., KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, a Board of Fish member resigns citing “personalities” as part of the reason; a unique salmon share program out of Sitka is gaining some national recognition; and the Commercial Fishing Film Festival wraps up this weekend in Juneau. All that and, has the new record price for a single tuna soured some bidders in Japan. We ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report wtih Jay Barrett

Coming up this week: Salmon creeks on the south end of Kodiak Island could be imperiled by the grounding of Royal Dutch Shell’s massive floating drill rig Kulluk; and more backlash – including a lawsuit – over new observer rules for small boats that go into effect this month. We had help from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka and KDLG’s ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week: Alaskans react to the FDA’s latest action on Frankenfish, a new Petersburg hatchery is moving forward, and crab fishing for art. That’s all for this year’s production run of the Alaska Fisheries Report. And since it’s the last show of the year, let’s thank our underwriters, Alaska Boats and Permits, the Alaska Marine Safety Education Institute, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, Republicans in the U.S. Senate are challenging aid for Alaskan fishermen in the wake of the King Salmon disaster; Good Samaritans were busy in Southeast last week, and we hear the results of a genetic study of Western Alaska salmon. We had help this week from KDLG’s Mike Mason in Dillingham, KMXT’s Brianna Gibbs in Kodiak, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week: A judge rules against Kodiak processors in Rockfish suit; AquaBounty’s finances are getting shaky; more cuts could be coming to your halibut catch; and the Bristol Bay sockeye run is forecast to be lower than usual. All that, and the Deadliest Paycheck is smaller for Alaskans. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up on this Thanksgiving week show, we get a dive fishery update from Southeast, scientists worry melting glaciers are increasing the acidity of our oceans, and two posthumous inductions into the Alaska Seafood Hall of Fame. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Vichnickie in Petersburg, Coast Alaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau, and KTOO’s Matt Miller in Juneau. Read More »

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