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Alaska Fisheries Report — April 9, 2020

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Like other industries in the U.S., Alaska’s commercial fishermen are taking a wallop from the COVID-19 pandemic. This week we look at some of the issues and concerns fishermen, processors, and fishing communities face as they navigate the ever-changing, never-before-travelled rough seas of rules and regulations. Let’s start in Togiak where processors are gearing up for the biggest herring fishery …

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Alaska Fisheries Report

Coming up this week: Southeast spawn-on-kelp fishermen are facing restrictions this spring to help preserve the stock; Bristol Bay gets a fisherman back on the Board of Fish, but now there’s nobody representing Kodiak. All that, and meeting the impressive ‘Seawomen of Iceland. We had help from KMXT’s Kayla Desroches in Kodiak, KDLG’s Dave Bendinger in Dillingham and KFSK’s Angela …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report 27 Oct. 2016

From KMXT in Kodiak, the second biggest fishing port in the nation, this is the Alaska Fisheries Report. Speaking of which, the National Marine Fisheries Service has released its annual list of where America’s fish were landed and how much they were worth; we hear how crabbing is going on different ends of the state, and will the governor’s pink salmon …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report 28 April 2016

Coming up this week, what switching over to refrigerated sea water will mean for your bottom line, how to manage a trans-boundary river, and getting the Big Guy on your side before the season starts, in this edition of the Alaska Fisheries Report. We had help from KCAW’s Emily Kwong in Sitka, KFSK’s Angela Denning in Petersburg and KDLG’s Molly …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, Cook Inlet setnetters finally get a break; there’ll be no Frankenfish Bill this year in Congress; Southeast Kings come up short, while the Copper River sockeye run is nearing a record…. and crewmen: if you think your skipper is tough on you, wait till you hear the story of the shotgun-toting Canadian skipper. We had help …

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Stevens Expresses Concerns to EPA Over Bristol Bay Mining

Jay Barrett/KMXT Kodiak Senator Gary Stevens was in Dillingham last week for a hearing by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its Draft Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment concerning the potential effects of large scale mining in Bristol Bay. He said the testimony there was different than that heard in Anchorage the day before. The public comment period on the EPA’s …

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