Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report – February 17, 2011

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Jacob Resneck/KMXT This week: A look at the of ice supply for Bristol Bay salmon fishermen, headaches in Homer for p-cod fishermen after the feds move the fishing line, the new Alaska Fish and Game commissioner addresses a hometown audience in Petersburg, plus a look at Alaska’s congressional delegation’s fishery priorities on Capitol Hill. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski urges the ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – February 10, 2011

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Jacob Resneck/KMXT This week: The EPA announces it will study the Bristol Bay watershed and look at potential impacts of development, including hard rock mining like the Pebble Mine… Lawsuits have been filed on both sides over controversial closures to protect the endangered Steller sea lion… there’s federal loan money available for skippers and crew to get back into crabbing ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – February 3, 2011

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Jacob Resneck/KMXT This week: big cuts for halibut longliners; a new poll suggests a majority of Alaskans are against the proposed Pebble Mine; a fisherman in Dutch Harbor goes missing under mysterious circumstances; a study is underwayto help reduce work-related injuries on vessels; also, a fight is looming between state and federal agencies after the feds shift boundaries demarking jurisdiction ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, we have more indication on seafood’s value to the state, a Homer-based crew is safe after taking on water and going aground and how deep will the IPHC cuts to halibut allocations be? All that, and be careful from whom you accept gratuities. We had help this week from KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein in Petersburg, KTOO’s Casey ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, the Board of Fish has opened state waters in the Western Aleutians; It’s a tricky science trying to guess the salmon return to Upper Cook Inlet; and just how big is the economic benefit of commercial fishing to Southeast? All that, and more on the search for fishermen’s wives with big personalities. We had help from ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, the Alaska Board of Fish is meeting in Kodiak right now, but they’ve got even more work to do next week in Anchorage; Cora Campbell has won over some critics, and EVOS lawyers are looking for Alaska’s lost fishermen. We had help this week from Coast Alaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau, KMXT’s Jacob Resneck AND Maggie ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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This is the last Alaska Fisheries Report of 2010 – or the first one of 2011, depending on when your public radio station is airing the show. Coming up: A king gillnet fishery is unlikely for the Stikine and Taku rivers; re-introduced sea-otters apparently breed like rabbits, and Cora Campbell is finding the road to the commissioner’s office a little ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up on this Christmas-week edition, there’s a higher allocation for sablefish next year, a lot of talk about bycatch, and the governor had two applicants for fish and game commissioner – guess which one he chose; -coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help this week from KTOO’s Casey Kelly in Juneau, KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week, the North Pacific Council sets the groundfish TAC, the governor is suing the Feds over closures to protect sea lion populations, and commercial halibut fishermen want the charter fleet to quit exceeding their quota. All that, and a scientist finds a species of salmon long thought extinct. We had help this week from KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez ... Read More »

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