Fisheries

Alaska Fisheries Report October 28, 2021

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: KDLL’s Sabine Poux reports on the Alaska Board of Fish and gillnetter angst. Plus KTOO’s Rhonda McBride interviews Fisheries Professor Joel Markis on the new hotness…mariculture! Here is a recent talk Professor Markis  gave at “Evening at the Egan” on Aquaculture and Mariculture: https://youtu.be/bmUtT6eD9Ao    Set Net Update     Sabine Poux, KDLL …

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Alaska Fisheries Report Oct 14, 2021

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with host Terry Haines: Sage Smiley reports on a request by salmon dependent communities for zero bycatch in trawl fisheries, plus an interview with biologist Birch  Foster on why some salmon thrive.   Zero Bycatch Request Sage Smiley Fishing fleets often catch more than just the species they target. As KSTK’s Sage Smiley reports, …

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Alaska Fisheries Report Sept. 30, 2021

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: A former fish lobbyist fights ticket for fishing over the line. A federal judge rules against shielding big pollock producers from big fines. And Fisheries professor Courtney Carothers talks about indigenous knowledge.   Thorstenson fights charges with friend’s help: A former fisheries lobbyist stands accused of fishing over the line for …

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Kodiak experiencing “one of the best silver seasons we’ve had in five years”

Catch limits for Coho salmon went up mid- season in the Pasagshak River drainage after ADF&G counted more than 6,200 silvers in the area: that’s more than five times the escapement goal set by managers. Tyler Polum, sport fishing area manager for Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Kodiak office, says that it’s not typical to adjust the bag rate …

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Alaska Fisheries Report September 23, 2021

On today’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: A story by Sabine Poux about phytoplankton, and Sage Smiley’s story linking fish dinners with clean waters. Plankton Bloom Sabine Poux/KDLL   The tiny but mighty phytoplankton live at the base of the food chain in the Gulf of Alaska. They’re a food source for small crustaceans, which in turn feed small …

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Alaska Fisheries Report September 09, 2021

On This Week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Big Fines Over a Tiny Railroad, Fisherman Nominated to Board of Fish, Chignik Struggles with Poor Runs Big Fines for Pollock Producer-    Nat Herz A high-seas legal fight is causing havoc for one of Alaska’s biggest commercial fisheries, the pollock  harvest out of Dutch Harbor. The quickly escalating saga involves hundreds …

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