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A crewman aboard a fishing vessel tied up at the Peter Pan Seafoods dock at Sand Point was severely injured when a sea lion jumped on board, clamped onto his leg with its jaw and slammed him to the deck.The incident aboard the F/V Cape St. Elias was reported Feb. [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
With the winter commercial red king crab winding up, the community development quota fishery for Norton Sound red king crab opened on Feb. 28, with an allocation of 496,800 pounds.Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists at Nome said that through Feb. 27, 27,600 pounds of the 39,744-pound guideline harvest [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A bill back for a second round before the Alaska lawmakers would require legislative approval for a large-scale metallic sulfide mine operation within the watershed of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve.Such authorization would take the form of a duly enacted law finding that the proposed large-scale mining operation would not [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A resolution under consideration by the Alaska Legislation strongly opposes the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of AquaBounty AquAdvantage genetically engineered salmon.House Joint Resolution 12, sponsored by Rep. Geran Tarr, D-Anchorage, urges Congress to enact legislation requiring prominently labeling genetically engineered products with the words “genetically modified” on the [...]
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Earlier
A search is underway for a ring seal that came ashore in Unalaska; the City Council is finally set to approve Unalaska's budget goals; and U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan didn't say much about President Trump in his annual address to the Alaska Legislature. [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Tue, 02/28/2017 - 8:59am Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the Kenai Peninsula. The love comes in the form of salmon pet treats, formerly made [...]
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
The U.S. Coast Guard has called on its most rigorous investigators after a crabbing vessel went missing in the Bering Sea; Unalaska activists have formed a new group to rally for human rights; and Alaskans are calling on U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski to hold town hall meetings. [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
The F/V Destination. Jeff Pond photo.
For the F/V Destination I spend the evening in pajamas not in orange raingear — sleeves and boots duct-taped closed to keep icy water from soaking my hoodie, sweats and long underwear as I pick Bering Sea crab in February. The living room fills with warmth from the gas fireplace I switch on with a click of the remote [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
The Joint Kodiak Fishery Work Group met Monday (Feb. 27) morning to review and vote on approving a letter to be sent to the Alaska Board of Fisheries regarding an intercept fishery study. It's a letter the group plans to deliver at the Fish Board meeting currently underway in Anchorage. [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries

 

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