Alaska Fisheries Report – Nov. 1, 2018

Landlocked farmed salmon hits retail stores. How electronic monitoring works as opposed to using live human observers. Ocean Beauty is selling out its Petersburg cannery and bunkhouse. And Bristol Bay High students document the history of the NN Cannery in Naknek.   We had help from Izzy Ross at KDLG in Dillingham. Joe Viechnicki from KFSK in Petersburg.  And from …

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Chamber seeks local questions for candidates for governor

Gubernatorial Fisheries Debate is Monday, Oct. 22 in Kodiak Kodiak is Alaska’s number two fishing port behind Dutch Harbor, and what happens in state-related fisheries issues often has a major impact on Kodiak’s fishermen and the community at large. Fishing boats in Kodiak. (Photo by James Brooks / Flickr) Next month Alaskans go to the polls and vote for, among …

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Alaska Fisheries Report – Sept. 20, 2018

Passionate testimony from both sides is heard at public hearings on Ballot Measure 1, which is aimed at protecting fish habitat. A new study hopes to discover the implications of hatchery pink salmon spawning with wild fish. The man who was instrumental in financing initial efforts to stop the Pebble Mine has died. And finally, consumers want earth-friendly fishing and …

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