Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers aboard the International Space Station with his can of Alaska Salmon. Photo by Andre Kuipers Coming up this week, the families of five commercial clam diggers killed last summer are suing Pacific Seafoods, Copper River’s salmon season has opened, with the expected fanfare, and another installment of Fish In Space. We had help from KCHU’s Tony …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, more on the truncated and disappointing Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring season, Senator Begich is pushing a replacement program in case the J-1 Student Worker Visa Program is ended, and Alaska Seafood exports were way up last year. All that, plus don’t count on the Pile Bay Road this spring, and at least the Legislature passed …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jennifer Canfield

Coming up this week: As the pollock A season wraps up, villagers call for a crackdown on the trawl fleet because it’s intercepting too many of their salmon, Obama’s National Oceans Policy is criticized at a panel in Anchorage and fishermen want more information on ocean ccidification. We had help from KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska, APRN’s Steve Heimel and …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jennifer Canfield

Jennifer Canfield/KMXT Coming up this week: Fish and Game reduces limits for two popular sportsfishing rivers in Kodiak, a Southeast village corporation is seeking a federal takeover of the Chatham Strait fisheries and the Sitka Tribe protests a dramatic increase of the Sitka sac roe herring guideline harvest level. All that and more golden king crab to go around. We …

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