Tag Archives: Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report – July 20, 2017

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, sockeye numbers are looking good in the Nushagak River, but king salmon appear to be dodging nets. Some local Koliganek families have been going downriver for their kings this season. Meanwhile, sockeye are also doing well in other regions, as are chum. One biologist in Kodiak calls this “the year of the dog.” Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – July 13, 2017

Kayla Desroches / KMXT Coming up this week, the owner of a family-run processing plant wants to pay locals in the Kuskokwim Bay area for their coho haul. Also, scuba diving in Alaska waters isn’t just for people with a love for adventure and a tolerance for cold temperatures. It also helps the state determine what can be harvested in ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – June 15, 2017

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, a scientific study claims that the1989 Exxon-Valdez oil spill had less of an impact on the declines in salmon and herring numbers than previously thought. And, in Bristol Bay, local fabricators are expanding into building set net skiffs. They’re customizing those vessels to suit fishermen’s needs. We had help this week from Alaska Public ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – June 8, 2017

  Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon season is coming on strong. The Bristol Bay drift fleet upgrades their gear to include chillers and upgrades the quality taken to market. Copper River kings are stronger than forecasted. More than 40 boats fished in the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery. Cod, Dungeness, Pollock, halibut and more all going on in various parts of the ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Maggie Wall/KMXT Coming up this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report… In Juneau, legislators debate the merits of raising the fuel tax. A measure would require skippers to collect taxes from their crew and send it to the State Revenue Department. And the Senate Resources Committee hears from several Alaskans nominated for the Board of Fish. Meanwhile, on the other side of ... 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 10 Nov. 2016

Coming up this week, we find out what our harbormasters think of derelict boats, there’s red coral in Alaska, and there’s a new mayor in town. We had help from KSTK’s Aaron Bolton in Wrangell, KCAW’s Elizabeth Jenkins in Sitka and KUCB’s Laura Kraegel in Unalaska. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, the fisheries in Cook Inlet remain so contentious that the Feds are being sent in to manage it; They’re going to try and track illegal fishing with an eye in the sky, and while many Alaskans are calling on the president to stop creating marine monuments, the people of Saint George are asking the feds for ... Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week, The Blob is not only back, but it turns out it never really left us; and so how is climate change affecting our fisheries? All that, could offshore surveys be predicting an improving king run on the Yukon? We had help from Alaska Energy Desk’s Zoe Sobel and Annie Feidt, and KIYU’s Tim Bodony. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 28 July 2016

This week, two crews are safe after their fishing vessels meet their fate in the past week, we have king salmon news from the upper Yukon and chum salmon news from the lower river, and more, coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report. Thanks to KMXT’s Kayla Desroches for sitting in while I was away for a few weeks. We ... Read More »

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