Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, the commercial clam diggers who died last week in Cook Inlet apparently overloaded their skiff, we’ve got an update of the Togiak herring fishery, and Alaska’s fishiest artist is recognized. We had help this week from KDLG’s Mike Mason in Dillingham, KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein in Petersburg and KRBD’s Deanna Garrison in Ketchikan. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, Seattle Mariner’s baseball legend Jay Buhner is thrilled that Copper River salmon is open; and I try my hand at some fishy haiku. Plus fish tales on stage this weekend in Juneau. We had help from APRN’s Len Anderson in Anchorage, KMXT’s Maggie Wall in Kodiak, KCHU’s Tony Gorman in Valdez, and KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, Togiak herring opened on Sunday, but the fish were just a little too green for fishermen’s tastes; Icicle will have a floating processor in Norton Sound for herring this year; and is an electronic observer in your future? We had help from KDLG’s Daysha Eaton in Dillingham, KCAW’s Robert Woolsey AND Ed Ronco in Sitka, and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, one federal board wants another to crack down on salmon bycatch; herring attention moves westward, and Bristol Bay is being held up as a shining example for sustainable salmon fisheries. All that, and forging fuel from fish, forthcoming on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help this week from KNBA’s Joaqlin Estus in Anchorage, KMXT’s Jacob ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, the spring troll season in Southeast could be a little early this year; a federal judge denies the charter halibut industry on limited entry; and more herring news from around the Gulf. We had help this week from CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau, KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein in Petersburg, KMXT’s Jacob Resneck in Kodiak, KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, Icicle will be heading back to Adak this summer; the state legislature wants to help cities keep their harbors up, and trying to figure out how to keep those pesky whales from stealing your catch. We had help from KRBD’s Deanna Garrison in Ketchikan, KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska, KCAW’s Ed Ronco in Sitka, and KFSK’s ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, herring fishing is slow around Ketchikan, despite not having an opening since the Bicentennial; There are concerns over the Bristol Bay King Salmon season; and all three of the governor’s nominees to the board of fisheries get the nod of approval from the legislature. All that and it’s ComFish Alaska time in Kodiak. We had help ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week: things get exciting in the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery, the charter halibut industry fights back against restrictions, the far-reaching and unexpected repercussions of the Wards Cove sell-off. We had help this week from KCAW’s Ed Ronco in Sitka, CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau, KRBD’s Deanna Garrison in Ketchikan, KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week: The North Pacific Council is taking up Gulf Chinook bycatch at its meeting this week in Anchorage. Alaskan fishermen are working together to help their counterparts in Japan; and Board of Fish nominations sail through the House Fisheries Committee. All that, and how many times must we remind people not to put seafood in their pants? ... Read More »

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