Alaska Fisheries Report

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 »

Alaska Fisheries Report 24 March 2016

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Coming up this week, the fire that raged uncontrolled in Emmonak last weekend spared much of the cannery there; as powerful boats cruised the sound, Sitkans sought to ensure strong herring runs in the future. All that and The Blob Part 2 – Revenge of The Blob. We had help from KNOM’s laura Kraegel in Nome, KCAW’s Brielle Schaeffer in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report – 17 March 2016

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Coming up this week, forget about the Jayhawks and the Tar Heels – the real March Madness could begin this week in Sitka Sound. Also, we get an update on Board of Fisheries actions, and the wide-ranging effects of The Blob. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, KDLG’s Molly Dishner in Dillingham, KUCB’s Greta Mart in Unalaska, ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report 10 March 2016

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Coming up this week: lots of news about hatchery fish, Frankenfish and tsunami fish; also, a request to stop dragging in Unalaska Bay. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Hannah Colton in Dillingham, KRBD’s Leila Kheiry in Ketchikan, Northwest News Network’s Tom Banse in Newport, Oregon, KUCB’s Greta Mart in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report – Feb. 25 2016

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Coming up this week, earning a license will soon become an even greater challenge for fishing guides in Western Alaska, legislators look into raising fisheries taxes to help fill the state’s budget gap, and you’ll hear a story about a message in a bottle – canned salmon style. We had help from the Alaska Historical Society’s Anuli Grantham in Kodiak, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report – Feb. 11, 2016

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Coming up this week, Ocean Beauty is looking for a few good fishermen, could Alaska’s shellfish hatcheries be endangered by ocean acidification, and will they see more herring in the canal? Get it? Sey-mour? Canal? No? Moving on. We had help from KNBA’s Johanna Eurich in Anchorage, APRN’s Liz Ruskin in Washington D.C., KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham and KFSK’s ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Feb. 4, 2016

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Coming up this week, the IPHC boosts coast-wide halibut catch limits, trawlers agree to a Gulf-wide stand down to address the North Pacific Council, and there’ll be no enrichment for Karluk Lake. And is the second time the charm for a Board of Fish candidate from the Kenai? All that and we say goodbye to one of the founders of ... Read More »

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