Tag Archives: AFR

Alaska Fisheries Report – Dec 28, 2017

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, a Washington-state based catcher/processor is trying to fight back against a 24-year-old landing tax. It’s a tax that helps keep a lot of fishing communities in the state going. In the case of one city, it makes up roughly 15 percent of the municipality’s revenue. Also, the forecast for king salmon runs in Southeast ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – August 10, 2017

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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

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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 »

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