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The Alaska Fisheries Report With Brianna Gibbs

From KMXT in Kodiak, this is the Alaska Fisheries Report. I’m Brianna Gibbs. Coming up this week, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council meets in Nome, Senator Mark Begich speaks with Kuskokwim fisherman about subsistence, the U.S. Senate looks to fund federal programs important to Alaska’s fishing industry and sport fishing closes on parts of the Kenai Peninsula. All that ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Kodiak Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

The Kodiak Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center offers a variety of programs and activities for kids and adults throughout the year, but things definitely pick up during the summer months. On today’s edition of Talk of the Rock, we’ll hear from visitor center staff and program directors about different learning opportunities for all ages and what programs will be offered this ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Brianna Gibbs

From KMXT in Kodiak, this is the Alaska Fisheries Report. I’m Brianna Gibbs. Coming up this week, $9.6 million in fishery disaster funds are going to the Y-K region, Congressman Don Young looks to give subsistence fishermen a voice on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and Bethel’s test fishery starts up early. All that and a proposed Alaska Maritime ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: The Alaska Bar Association

Yesterday KMXT told you about some members of the Alaska Bar Association that were in Kodiak over Crab Fest weekend. The group was in town meeting with local attorneys to hear about concerns and happenings, and to promote access to justice. On today’s Talk of the Rock we’ll hear the full conversation between the association’s president, Geoffry Wildridge, Pro Bono ... Read More »

Way Back in Kodiak – Prospecting for Halibut

In 1911 and 1912, W.J. Erskine set out to answer and important, and potentially lucrative, question: Did Kodiak have enough halibut to support a fishery? One volcanic eruption, one dead engineer, and over 100,000 lbs. of halibut later, Erskine had an answer. But how was the halibut to reach San Francisco consumers? And could they be enticed to eat frozen ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the feds have firmed up their position on the Western Steller sea lions, as the first kings hit the Kuskokwim, communities have decided how to divvy up federal disaster funds, and a former Kodiak biologist releases the definitive guide to king crab. We had help from KUCB’s Lauren Rosenthal in Unalaska, KYUK’s Charles Enoch and Ben ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, Copper River is off to a lukewarm start, there’s a new client organization for MSC certification for Alaska salmon, and Petersburg has a shiny new harbor. All that and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KDLG’s Mike Mason in Dillingham, KYUK’s Ben Matheson in Bethel and KFSK’s Angela Denning in ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Brad Stevens Talks King Crab

The Kodiak Crab Fest kicks off on Thursday and on this week’s Talk of the Rock we’re going to hear a little bit about the science behind the crustaceans that inspired the annual festival. Brad Stevens was a long-time crab researcher here in Kodiak before he moved to the East Coast in 2006. Stevens returned to Kodiak a few weeks ... Read More »

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