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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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NFWF Grant Will Promote Small Boat Jig Fishery

Jay Barrett/KMXT The Alaska Marine Conservation Council received a sizable grant last week to help Kodiak jig fishermen get better prices for their Pacific cod and rockfish catches. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation gives grants with the goal of sustaining fishermen’s jobs while building fish stocks. Theresa Peterson, the Kodiak outreach coordinator for AMCC says they will use the …

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