Tag Archives: pollock

Alaska Fisheries Report 25 January 2024

actory Trawlers like the F/T Alaska Ocean, pictured here in Dutch Harbor in 2023, harvest Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea and process it onboard, producing fillets, surimi and fish oil all aboard the ship.

This week on The Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines:  Theo Greenly’s extensive interview with Wesley Loy about the pollock TAC for KUCB, and Davis Hovey’s report on the end of the Kodiak Tanner crab season from KMXT.   Factory Trawlers like the F/T Alaska Ocean, pictured here in Dutch Harbor in 2023, harvest Alaska pollock in the Bering Sea …

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Alaska Fisheries Report September 09, 2021

On This Week’s Alaska Fisheries Report with Terry Haines: Big Fines Over a Tiny Railroad, Fisherman Nominated to Board of Fish, Chignik Struggles with Poor Runs Big Fines for Pollock Producer-    Nat Herz A high-seas legal fight is causing havoc for one of Alaska’s biggest commercial fisheries, the pollock  harvest out of Dutch Harbor. The quickly escalating saga involves hundreds …

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Chinese delegation visits Kodiak as Trump administration issues new proposed tariffs

Xin Lyu, general manager for a seafood import/export company and CEO for Shanghai Hollywin Frozen Food snaps photos at a weir on the Buskin River near Kodiak on July 11, 2018. (Photo by Daysha Eaton/KMXT) Daysha Eaton/KMXT A delegation from China visited Kodiak Island this week with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, touring fish processing plants in Kodiak and Larsen Bay. …

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Surveys find more pollock midwater, fewer near ocean bottom

Oscar Dyson NOAA Research Ship in San Francisco. The vessel studies and monitors the pollock fishery and other fisheries. (Photo byrulenumberone2 / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The current pollock stock is looking strong according to NOAA’s winter midwater surveys, but that’s not consistent with summer bottom trawl surveys. Representatives presented their most recent data at Kodiak’s commercial fisheries trade show, ComFish, …

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Fishermen are Having an Easier Time Finding Good Sized Pollock This Year

Fishing boat going out to sea. (Photo: Gruscana/ Oscar’s Dock and Boats of Kodiak/Flickr) Mitch Borden/KMXT There are four federally managed pollock seasons in the Gulf of Alaska. Currently, the last one of 2017 is underway. According to Josh Keaton, an inseason manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this year’s pollock fishery has gone relatively smoothly. “I think …

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Alaska Groundfish Data Bank Looks at High Numbers of Bycatch in Trawl Fisheries

Kayla  Desroches/KMXT The race for fish continues to be a concern for Kodiak’s pollock, cod, rockfish, and flatfish trawl fisheries moving into the coming season, especially with the quickly rising numbers of Chinook bycatch. That’s according to Alaska Groundfish Data Bank Executive Director Julie Bonney, who gave a fishery update to the city and borough’s joint fisheries work group Wednesday …

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