Tag Archives: AFR

Alaska Fisheries Report – August 10, 2017


Coming up this week, the salmon season continues on its bumpy way. In the Chignik fishing district, the sockeye run is behind the forecast and the king run is so poor that that the federal government is cutting off both sport and subsistence fishing in the area. And a shortage of salmon is taking its toll on a Chilkat river ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Dec. 22, 2016

Coming up this week, Fish and Game will see more cuts again next year under Governor Walker’s proposed budget, in Southeast, the Dungeness crab season was kind of a bust, and the GHL for the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery has been set. We had help from KSTK’s Aaron Bolton in Wrangell, KFSK’s Angela Denning in Petersburg, KCAW’s Emily ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report Dec. 8, 2016


Coming up this week, we hear how fishermen can maximize their profits by minimizing their boat’s energy usage; folks in Kodiak are trying to ease the way for the coming and going of anadromous fish, and we hear more from the new head of the Bering Sea Crabbers, all on this edition of the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett


Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers aboard the International Space Station with his can of Alaska Salmon. Photo by Andre Kuipers Coming up this week, the families of five commercial clam diggers killed last summer are suing Pacific Seafoods, Copper River’s salmon season has opened, with the expected fanfare, and another installment of Fish In Space. We had help from KCHU’s Tony ... Read More »

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