Tag Archives: Alaska salmon

Alaska Fisheries Report — July 25, 2019

  Traditional Knowledge will now be included in management plans by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. Record breaking temperatures around Alaska are hard on a lot of Alaskans not used to the high temps. But it’s even worse for Kuskokwim salmon which suffered heart attacks from warm water temps. Apparently salmon don’t function well in water temps past 70 …

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Kodiak Pink Run Hitting its Stride

Jay Barrett/KMXT The surge of pink salmon to rivers around Kodiak Island has picked up. A week ago the harvest was just 2,200 humpies and yesterday it was just under 300,000. Total pink harvest through Monday is 1.26-million, with an all-species harvest so far this season of 3.37-million. The sockeye catch is just about 1.6-million on a harvest of 43,000 …

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Alaska Salmon Recertification Underway

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska’s commercial salmon harvest will likely retain its Marine Stewardship Council seal of approval past this year, if it can pass another round of showing it is well-managed and sustainable. The current MSC certification is due to expire on October 29th, but the Seattle-based Purse Seine Vessel Owners Association recently signed a contract with Intertek Moody Marine to …

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