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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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Fishermen skip herring fishery in Kodiak

Herring. (Photo by Thomas Quine / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kodiak’s herring sac roe fishery opened by regulation on Sunday and it looks like an early fishing season in another, bigger area could mean less participation in Kodiak waters. Alaska Department of Fish and Game area biologist James Jackson says Kodiak is one stop in a line-up of fishing areas. “Typically …

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The Alaska Fisheries Report 31 March 2016

Coming up this week, Sitka herring wraps up without reaching its harvest targets – again; we get a preview of the next big fishery for the little fish; and preserving the history of our state’s canneries. We had help from KCAW’s Robert Woolsey in Sitka, KDLG’s Molly Dischner in Dillingham, Coast Alaska’s Ed Schoenfeld in Juneau and KMXT’s Kayla Desroches …

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