Alaska Fisheries Report

Alaska Fisheries Report 13 July 2023

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines:  KOTZ’s Desiree Hagen reports on the Kotzebue Sound chum season, and Evan Erickson takes us to a meeting of the Kuskokwim River Salmon Management Working Group, courtesy of KYUK. Plus a glimmer of hope for Cook Inlet setnetters in the form of an experimental net.   U.S. Fish and Wildlife …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 29 June 2023

Dungeness crab that were caught in the Bering Sea by a local Unalaska fisherman. (Sofia Stuart-Rasi/KUCB)

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Sabine Poux reports on the Kasilof dipnet opening for KDLL, Dungeness fishing has been hot in Unalaska, story by KUCB’s Sofia Stuart-Rasi, and dungeness season has opened in Southeast to muted enthusiasm, as reported by Hannah Flor of KFSK. Dungeness crab that were caught in the Bering Sea by a local …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 15 June 2023

Robyne / KUAC Young scientists from the Fairbanks Youth for Habitat Corps look for fish in Cripple Creek.

On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Wild Fish Conservancy will seek Endangered Species Act protections for Alaska chinook salmon, story from KFSK’s Shelby Herbert. An Angela Denning report about Southeast Alaska Indigenous leaders declaring a salmon emergency. And young citizen scientists count fish in Cripple Creek, story courtesy of KUAC’s Robyne. Young scientists from the Fairbanks Youth …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 8 June 2023

Now! The correct show! On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: KDLL’s Jenny Neyman reports on a Cook Inlet clam opener, KRBD’s Raegan Miller says green crabs have arrived, and Evan Erickson of KYUK on Kuskokwim smelt. Bethel residents gathered at the sea wall on May 30, 2023 to mark the return of the smelts. The return of …

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Alaska Fisheries Report 25 May 2023

Siikauraq Martha Whiting ice fishing for Sheefish. The Iñupiaq name for sheefish is sii (pronounced like “see” in English) USFWS/Katrina Liebich

This week on the Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Alaska Public Radio’s Liz Ruskin reports on efforts to reshape the Federal Fishery “Management Commandments.” Plus Desiree Hagen of KOTZ tells of the connection between spawning sheefish and slumping permafrost. Katrina Liebich/USFWS Siikauraq Martha Whiting ice fishing for Sheefish. The Iñupiaq name for sheefish is sii (pronounced like “see” in English) …

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