Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the North Pacific Council hears testimony on observer coverage in Southeast; Fishermen start getting checks as BP sets aside $20-billion for those harmed by its record oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and giving fishermen report cards on their salmon quality. We had help this week from KCAW’s Ed Ronco in Sitka, KDLG’s Mike Mason …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, Area M seiners stand down to avoid AYK chums; more on the MSC certification of trawl-caught flatfish, and sniffing fish for a living. All that and the man who nurtured baby fish in Sitka for 30 years is retiring. We had help this week from KUCB’s Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska, KDLG’s Jacob Resneck in Dillingham, and …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, some of the candidates for governor get fishy in Kodiak; Southeast dive fishermen are concerned about the increasing sea otter population, and the Bristol Bay salmon season is go! All that, and the latest from the Gulf of Mexico disaster. We had help this week from KDLG’s Jacob Resneck in Dillingham and KRBD’s Deanna Garrison in …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of a Kodiak-based MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter forward deployed to Cordova rescued four men from a liferaft three miles south of Montague Island in the Gulf of Alaska May 19, 2010, after their vessel, the 47-foot Juneau-based Cape Spencer, began taking on water and sank. The men were in good condition and taken to Seward. U.S. …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up on this week’s show, Togiak herring is underway, Copper River King Mania is about to begin, and doing the Forbidden Dance with Captain Sig. We had help from Deckboss Blogger and Petroleum News writer Wesley Loy vacationing in Knoxville, Tennessee; and KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka. The Alaska Fisheries Report was fortunate enough to win First Place in …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up on this week’s edition, the Coast Guard says overloading and bad decisions caused the Katmai to go down in 2008; increased observer coverage could be a problem for small boat fishermen in the Gulf; and the connection between Aleut heritage and commercial fishing. We had help this week from KFSK’s Matt Lichtenstein in Petersburg, KBBI’s Marcia Lynn in …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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KODIAK, Alaska – Members of a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfer one of four crewmen from the Northern Belle to emergency medical personnel in Cordova April 20, 2010, after the crew abandoned their Seattle-based 75-foot fishing vessel when it began taking on water and sank around 5:30 p.m.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Kodiak. Coming up this …

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