Alaska Fisheries Report

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 »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week: the halibut charter industry in Southeast gets even more restrictive; Cora Campbell seems to be winning converts in the legislature; and trying to rein in chum salmon bycatch. Also, can you feel the Southeast herring buzz building? We had help this week from KMXT’s Jacob Resneck in Kodiak, KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KRBD’s Maria Dudzak ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, a federal judge holds off on the Exxon Valdez Re-Opener; the state legislature considers dedicating money to salmon weirs; and another community starts serving local seafood in schools. We had help from KMXT’s Jacob Resneck in Kodiak, KDLG’s student reporter Sam Wright in Dillingham, KRBD’s Maria Dudzak in Ketchikan, KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska and KCAW’s ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – March 3, 2011

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Jacob Resneck/KMXT This week: Anger among the drift net fleet on over aplan to conserve sockeye on Cook Inlet; a class-action suit brought by fishermen against an Oregon-based seafood processor suffers a setback; survey results are published polling Bristol Bay salmon processors; plus evidence of fisheries with commercial potential are found in Arctic waters; also…the feds and state have reached ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – February 24, 2011

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Jacob Resneck/KMXT Alaska Fish and Game has a new commercial fisheries chief; police in Unalaska say they’ve exhausted all leads over a disappearing deckhand; a culinary contest pitting seafood producers large and small is coming to Juneau and a former fishermen made famous on Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch is found dead in a Homer hotel room. And… Alaska’s seafood industry ... Read More »

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