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The Alaska Fisheries Report

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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 โ€“ Dec. 22, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Alaska Fisheries Report July 21, 2016

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Coming up on the Alaska Fisheries Report, an Icelandic processing technology analyst visits the Bristol Bay salmon fishery. Then, an ongoing study of king salmon in the Bering Sea has so far yielded some surprising results. Also, an ongoing literary project could inspire newcomers to the fishing industry and ease the transition for aspiring fishermen. That and more on the ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report 30 June 2016

Coming up this week, the Brexit vote may mean the UK is leaving the EU, but Alaska seafood is still headed there. Linda Behnken and Theresa Peterson, have taken on new roles in fishery policy circles, and we meet the new ISER chief. We had help from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka and KDLG’s Shaylon Cochran in Dillingham. Read More »

The Alaska Fisheries Report 16 June 2016

Coming up this week, progress may or may not have been made on gulf of Alaska trawl bycatch at the North Pacific Council’s meeting in Kodiak; there’s some new competition for in the Bristol Bay salmon marketplace, and one processor says it’ll announce weekly what it’ll pay its fishermen. Thanks to KMXT’s Kayla Desroches in Kodiak, and KDLG’s Molly Dischner ... Read More »

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