Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, an explosion at the Westward plant in Unalaska this week caused considerable damage, but didn’t stop production; we hear how a cannery was vital to the founding of Petersburg, and… what is that? A giant tadpole or something? All coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Laura Kraegel and from Alaska ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, there are renewed concerns about mine waste pollution in Southeast, as well as worry over the invasive green crab showing up one day soon. All that, and it’s the last fishery for one long time biologist, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help this week from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KSTK’s Aaron ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 18 August 2016

Coming up this week, they’re processing fish in Petersburg, people are wondering if the streams are too hot for salmon in Wrangell, and just how many salmon do you think they’ve caught in 125 of fishing in Bristol Bay? We had help from KFSK’s Abbey Collins in Petersburg, KSTK’s Aaron Bolton in Wrangell, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham, and the ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, a disaster is declared at the mouth of the Yukon because of the cannery fire there last month, flatfish harvesting gets another stamp of approval for sustainability, and fishermen race against the clock to be named deckhand of the year in Kodiak. We had help from KNOM’s Laura Kraegel and Mitch Borden in Nome, KMXT’s Kayla ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 31 March 2016

Coming up this week, Sitka herring wraps up without reaching its harvest targets – again; we get a preview of the next big fishery for the little fish; and preserving the history of our state’s canneries. We had help from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham, Coast Alaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau and KMXT’s Kayla Desroches ... Read More »

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