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The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, Bristol Bay sockeye may have been late but they’re finishing in record territory; the Fish Board took action to protect Togiak fishermen; and buyers are struggling to keep up with the number of chum salmon flooding Norton Sound. All that, and the details behind the long awaited peace treaty over MSC labeling. We had help from ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, The Great MSC Standoff of 2015 is over; No second opening for Southeast king trollers; and are Kenai’s reds just late like everywhere else, or …? We had help from KCAW’s Rachel Waldholz in Sitka, KDLL’s Jenny Neyman in Kenai, KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver in Homer and CoastAlaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau.   Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Marine Debris Ornaments

                                                                        Host Kayla Desroches speaks with artist Bonnie Dillard about her designs for a marine debris fish ornament to decorate the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree this winter. They dicuss how lesson plans for the ornament and community involvent will raise children’s awareness. Also, Leila Pyle joins to talk about marine debris and her collaboration on debris sculptures with Dillard and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, Bristol Bay sockeye strategically held back from hitting the nets until everyone doubted they’d show at all; Manakotak says “we can annex, too,” and getting to know our friends, the cannery workers. We had help KDLG’s Molly Dischner and Dave Bendinger in Dillingham, and KFSK’s Joe Sykes in Petersburg.   Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Filipino Cannery Workers

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, Host Kayla Desroches chats with Diane Rodill, whose father was part of the first wave of Filipino cannery workers in the Kodiak area. Rodill talks her father’s identity, character, and his mysterious life of daring and adventure, and she frames his story with discussion of Filipino history in Alaska and the United States ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, though it’s too late for this season, a group has stepped up to get Alaska’s largest salmon packers back under MSC certification; and biologists are starting to reduce forecasts for Bristol Bay on the weak returns, all that and more coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham, ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week it’s all about the salmon. From Southeast through Cook Inlet, Bristol Bay and up the Yukon, it’s all about the salmon. We had help for this week’s Independence Day edition of the Alaska Fisheries Report from KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham, KCAW’s Rachel Waldholz in Sitka, KNOM’s Matthew Smith in Nome and KBBI’s Quinton Chandler in ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, salmon fishermen have their nets in the waters on the Nushagak, but in Southeast the summer chinook troll season is in doubt, and we meet the new voice of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Report. All that, and Haines fishermen don’t care if you paint dolphins on it, they just want a bigger harbor. We had help ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, fishermen all across Bristol Bay are gearing up for what is appearing to be a big run, a Valdez cannery has agreed to a small fine for discharge violations, and some relief for small-boat fishermen when it comes to carrying observers – maybe in three years. We had help from KCHU’s Marcia Lynn in Valdez, ... Read More »

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