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Alaska Fisheries Report January 27, 2022

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Scientists talk about the challenges and rewards of collaborating on the Ecosystem Status Report. Challenges and Rewards of Ecosystem Management Alaska’s fisheries managers are transitioning to ecosystem management. Rather than manage each species in a scientific vacuum, the idea is to manage them in the context of the whole ecosystem. This …

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Eastside and Southwest Sections and the South Peninsula close to Tanner Fishing

The Eastside and Southwest Sections of the Kodiak tanner crab fishery and the Eastern and Western Sections of the South Peninsula District have closed for the season. All waters of the Eastside and Southwest Sections of the Kodiak District closed to commercial Tanner crab fishing at 5:59 p.m. on Saturday (January 22, 2022). Fishing in the Eastern Section of the …

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Alaska Fisheries Report January 20, 2022

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Kodiak Tanner Crab Kicks Off, story by KMXT’s Kirsten Dobroth, Mussels Die in Droves, by Mike Swasey, of KHNS, SE Mariculture Gets Grant, story by KRBD’s Eric Stone, and Sitka Spring Herring is Happening, from Robert Woolsey, who hails from KCAW.     Kodiak Tanner Crab               Kirsten Dobroth/KMXT                   1/14/2022   Host …

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Alaska Fisheries Report January 12, 2022

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: A Kodiak crab boat readies for the upcoming season. Plus Joe Viechnicki reports on the change of venue for the Board of Fish. Crab and Kodiak   Crab and Kodiak are inextricably linked. It’s been said that Kodiak is the birthplace of the modern crab fishery.  And every year in late …

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Alaska Fisheries Report January 6, 2022

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report: Indy Walton resigns from the Alaska Board of Fish, which has also postponed its next meeting. Plus a look at EEZs, MSA, and the National Standards. https://www.pcouncil.org/fact-sheet-the-magnuson-stevens-act/ https://open.oregonstate.education/mlpsm/chapter/unit-4-our-fisheries/ https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-50/chapter-VI/part-600/subpart-D/section-600.310 Indy Out  Sabine Poux/KDLL Soldotna’s Indy Walton has resigned from his seat on the state Board of Fisheries, the seven-member board that makes decisions about …

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Alaska Fisheries Report December 2, 2021

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines, reporter Greg Kim takes us to the Kuskokwim region as residents weigh in on fish management and diversify into crab quota: https://www.kuskosalmon.org/ https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/handle/11122/9676 https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=ByAreaInteriorKuskokwim.main Kuskokwim Blues (The overwritten intros are T. Haines, the rest is the work of KYUK’s Greg Kim) Stock of Concern Intro: The mighty Kuskokwim River is some …

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