Tag Archives: McDowell Group

Kodiak looks at doing economic impact report for cod

Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak is looking into commissioning an economic impact report for the Pacific cod fishery. Recently, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council cut Pacific cod quota by 80 percent due to declines in stock. Fishermen are now gearing up for a thin season. The Kodiak Fisheries Work Group discussed the possible analysis at its meeting last night. Executive Director ... Read More »

McDowell Group releases 2017 Fall sockeye market analysis

Sockeye salmon schooling in Hidden Lake. (Photo by Katrina Mueller / USFWS) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Alaska sockeye is seeing a good year. The McDowell Group just released its 2017 Fall Sockeye Market Analysis, which it put together for the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association. KMXT’s Kayla Desroches spoke about the report with McDowell seafood economist Andy Wink. Read More »

Alaska salmon season a success in global market

Salmon roe. (Photo by Ken Schwarz / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT It was a generally good salmon season for Alaska, except for one species. “It was a disastrous year for chinook harvest.” That’s Andy Wink, a seafood economist with the consulting firm McDowell Group. Wink says while king salmon may be the most famous salmon species among Alaskans, it also makes ... Read More »

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