Alaska Fisheries Report

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s show: Ted Stevens and 19 others are honored at ComFish; the king forecast for the Yukon looks bleak, and there’s a delay in getting a Sitka hatchery online. All that and the board of fish refuses to meet in Bristol Bay. We had help from KMXT‘s Erik Wander in Kodiak, KYUK‘s Angela Denning-Barnes in Bethel, …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s show: Reaction to the legislature’s rejection of a commercial fisherman’s nomination to the Board of Fish; ComFish Alaska is underway right now; and Icicle’s long-time boss is moving on. All that, and why the North Pacific Council won’t meet in Unalaska. We had help from KBBI‘s Casey Kelly in Homer, KCAW‘s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT Coming up this week: Exactly how they’ll be determining king bycatch in the Bering Sea, and ComFish Alaska is a week away. All that, and there’s a new Deck Boss in town. We had help from KUCB‘s Anne Hillman in Unalaska, Fish Radio‘s Laine Welch in Kodiak, KDLL‘s Ben Stanton in Kenai and Deck Boss blogger Wesley Loy …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s show, the U.S. Attorney General wants former Senator Ted Stevens’ conviction thrown out; The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is meeting right now in Anchorage; and shrimp fishing is returning to Prince William Sound. We had help from KNOM ‘s Paul Korchin in Nome, KCAW ‘s Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock in Sitka, and freelancer Mike Mason in …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT Coming up on this week’s show, the halibut season is fast approaching, but what kind of prices can fishermen expect? Unalaska’s mayor is worried king salmon bycatch may hurt her city; and changes to sport sablefish could affect the commercial fishery in southeast. All that, and Exxon Valdez Captain Joseph Hazelwood says he’s sorry. We had help this …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett/KMXT On this week’s show: More outcomes from the Board of Fish meeting in Sitka, the Southeast Tanner and Golden crab seasons are going great guns, and ground is about to be broken for Unalaska’s newest cold storage facility. All that and a brand new fishery is about to kick off in Prince William Sound. < ![endif]--> < ![endif]--> …

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