Tag Archives: Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report – Jan 11, 2018

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, fishermen in Homer are losing a longtime local fish buyer and processor. The Auction Block is trying to sell its business, but money it owes to the City of Homer could be holding it back. Also, with Pacific cod and halibut stocks on the decline, some fishermen in Kodiak are looking for alternative winter ... Read More »

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 – Dec. 21, 2017

Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, a new report states that increasing costs are making it difficult for new entrants to break into Alaska’s fishing industry. Also, communities are looking at how Pacific cod declines in the Gulf of Alaska and the resulting cut to quota may affect their regions. We held help from KBBI’s Aaron Bolton in ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Dec. 07, 2017

Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the Native Village of Port Heiden is inching closer to establishing a local fish processing plant. Also, scientists warn that halibut numbers could shrink along the coast of the U.S. and Canada if fishing continues at the same rate. We held help from KSTK’s June Leffler in Wrangell, KDLG’s Avery Lill in ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 30, 2017

Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, it looks like it’s awards season in the fisheries world. Alaskan Leader Seafoods won honors at the Symphony of Seafoods competition for two of its cod-based recipes, one for humans, the other for pets. Also, Northline Seafoods took away both a prize and the accompanying cash award at Fish 2.0’s Innovation Forum ... Read More »

Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov 23, 2017

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, the Gulf of Alaska may have seen a big decline in cod over the last two years. Also, geologists have found that fish help form the landscapes around rivers when they return to their spawning grounds. We had help from KBBI’s Aaron Bolton in Homer, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger and Avery Lill in Dillingham, and ... Read More »

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 »

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