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The Alaska Boards of Fishiers and Game will convene a teleconference of the Joint Board Committee at 11 a.m. on Dec. 21 to review and recommend to both board the necessity of holding a full Joint Board meeting during the 2018-2019 meeting cycle. The meeting will stream live over the Internet [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
The City Council is considering installing a fence around the Unalaska Marine Center; the Alaska Marine Highway System has begun taking summer ferry reservations; and Gov. Walker has announced the 20 members of the state's new climate change task force. [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA. has introduced the Fishing and Small Vessel Relief Act (S.2194) that would extend a current moratorium exempting fishing vessels and vessels under 79 feet from costly incidental discharge permitting requirements mandated by the US Environmental Protection Agency. These vessels have been continuously exempt since 2008 under [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A drastic drop in the biomass and abundance of Pacific cod, due to anomalous warm conditions in the Gulf of Alaska, starting in 2014 and lasting at least through 2016, has prompted an 80 percent cut in the allowable catch for 2018.The North Pacific Fishery Management Council set the Gulf's [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) has initiated an analysis prompted by concerns over the number of catcher vessels delivering Pacific cod to motherships and a decrease in P-cod deliveries to shoreside processing facilities in the Bering Sea. The motion by Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Sam [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A new study of Alaska's commercial fisheries identifies factors that have contributed to the graying of the fleet and offers recommendations on how to support participation of young harvesters and coastal communities dependent on them for economic survival. “Turning the Tide,” funded by the North Pacific Research Board and Alaska [...]
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Source: Seafood.com Youtube
The state says 24,042 tons will be available for harvest in next year's Togiak sac roe herring fishery.More details in this forecast.Last season produced a harvest of 17,403 tons on a quota of 22,943 tons. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Deckboss
The airline Ravn Alaska may add Unalaska as a destination; cod stocks in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands have dropped about 40 percent since last year; and the left is warning Alaskans that the national deficit could eliminate ANWR oil revenue promised in the U.S. Senate tax bill. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Thanks to new business members: Fishermen's Finest of Kirkland – Ocean Class Orca Bay Seafoods of Renton – Sea Class Rogge – A Charlies' Produce Company of Seattle – Sea Class Desperate Marine LLC of Homer Mustad Autoline of Seattle Rising Tide Communications of Anchorage Support UFA Business members on [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: UFA Updates

 

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