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Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, a pot cod boat runs hard aground during heavy weather in Kodiak, though as of press time there’s been no oil pollution; the State Senate is taking a lot of testimony on Roland Maw’s appointment to the Board of Fish, and a fisheries pioneer is set to get honored this weekend in Anchorage. All that, and ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week the North Pacific Council looks ready to get get tough on Bering Sea halibut bycatch, locals along the Kusko want more of a say in their fisheries, and a fisheries observer meets a tragic fate – on shore. All that and more, coming up, on the Alaska fisheries Report. We had help from KUCB’s Lauren Rosenthal ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – New Sewers and Ancient Craft

A group of Kodiak women traveled to a museum in Finland to study Alutiiq garments in the collection there. Back in town, they spent months creating a caribou parka, recreating the techniques they learned from the historic garment. In this interview, learn about the skills, materials, and camaraderie that developed as new skin sewers resurrected ancient Alutiiq skills. Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

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Coming up this week, halibut fishermen get a boost in their catch limit this year, the great winter crime spree in the Dillingham PAF Boat Yard has been solved, and seining for pollock. We had help from KFSK’s Joe Viechnicki in Petersburg, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver in Homer. Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, a new fishery on the Kenai will complicate an already nightmarish management picture; the feds reject the petition for a marine sanctuary in the Aleutians, and what do Kodiak fishermen really think about privatization? We had help from KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran in Kenai, KUCB’s Annie Ropeik in Unalaska, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KSTK’s ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, the chairman of the Alaska Board of Fisheries steps down after the governor didn’t approve of his methods of selecting a Fish and Game commissioner. Pollock A Season gets underway, and is there a worldwide salmon glut fishermen need to worry about this upcoming season? All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

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  Coming up this week, acting Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotton is the only person the joint boards could agree on to interview Wednesday for the permanent position; there are new faces in plenty of fishy jobs, and the winter king troll season is spectacular. We had help from KNOM’s Matthew Smith in Nome, KUCB’s Lauren Rosenthal and Annie ... Read More »

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