Tag Archives: Paul Lumsden

Trident manager describes “mission critical” COVID-19 precautions

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major shift in the way that Kodiak’s processors are doing business, and is jeopardizing the Bristol Bay summer fishing season. For the most part, because of their connection to the global market, processors have been ahead of the game in taking precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus into Alaskan communities. Paul Lumsden, Kodiak …

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The Lowdown — Tuesday, April 7, 2020

On today’s edition of The Lowdown, we check in with Kodiak’s fishing community to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the industry and the upcoming start to the summer fishing season. We talk to Matt Moier from Alaska Pacific Seafood, Paul Lumsden at Trident Seafoods, Julie Bonney at the Alaska Groundfish Data Bank, and Mike Friccero, owner of …

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Social media post criticizes Trident Seafoods, Gulf of Alaska trawl fleet for halibut bycatch

(Photo Courtesy of Erik Velsko) Daysha Eaton/KMXT A fisherman based out of Homer posted images on social media of halibut bycatch headed for the grinder at Kodiak’s Trident Seafoods processing plant. The post got a lot of attention online and sparked criticism of Trident, the Gulf of Alaska trawl fleet and a body that regulates the commercial fishing industry. A …

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