Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 8, 2018



Fishermen suffered a big loss in Tuesday’s election with the defeat of Ballot Measure 1.

The price of salmon permits is down. So too, are the prices for halibut quotas.

Governor Walker demands Canada protect Alaska’s fish from across-the-border mines.

Plus, the pros and cons of being a fisherman’s wife.



We had help from Elizabeth Harball with Alaska’s Energy Desk. Jacob Resneck with Coast Alaska.  And from Laine Welch at Alaska Fish Radio.

Thanks to everyone who helps put this program together.

And a big thanks to Alaska’s fishermen who risk their lives to catch fish—and to the fishermen’s wives who hold down the home while they are gone.

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