Tag Archives: Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov 16, 2017

Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the state is taking a lead in the global market as far as salmon prices go. And the Trump administration is looking at a decision that could change the future of the Pebble Mine. We had help from the Alaska Energy Desk’s Elizabeth Harball in Anchorage, KUCB’s Laura Kraegel in Unalaska, and ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 09, 2017

Kayla Desroches/KMXT On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is opening up tanner crab for harvest in the Kodiak Management Area for the first time since 2013. Also, in the world of sea cucumber harvest, Alaska is stepping up to meet demand. We had help from KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and the Alaska ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report Oct. 26, 2017

Coming up this week, some of the summer king runs were especially successful this year, others not so much. A group of experts get together to talk about some of the reasons behind the lower numbers scattered across the state. Also, prices for halibut quota shares are high, and staying there. We had help from KUAC’s Dan Bross in Fairbanks, ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – October 12, 2017

Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report, salmon numbers from this year are looking up compared to 2016. That’s according to a preliminary harvest summary the Alaska Department of Fish and Game just released. Also, we take a look at one of the smaller fisheries in the state: the sea cucumber dive fishery in Kodiak. We had help ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Sept. 28, 2017

Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report, conservation concerns about king salmon has put a damper on sport fishing in Southeast over the last few months. But fishermen will get another crack at reeling them in soon enough. And this time keeping them. Also, where do nets go after they’ve served their purpose? As it turns out, in ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – August 31, 2017

On this week’s show, lawmakers and members of the fishing industry attended a Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act reauthorization hearing in Soldtona. There, they tackled fleet consolidation, limited access fisheries, and an extended pie analogy. Also, two women in Sleetmute are using a fish wheel to make up for limited gillnet fishing on the Kuskokwim River. We had help ... Read More »

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