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With the end of a season comes reflection, anticipation of prices and prep for next year. Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association board member Larry Christensen offered thoughts while he was tied up for some quick repairs last week. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
The salmon run is slowing up a bit in the Naknek-Kvichak, but it's not over yet. The openers are on fall hours now, which keeps beach tenders busy collecting fish all day long. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Processors in Prince William Sound received nearly 18 million salmon through July 19, as the statewide commercial harvest soared upwards of 77 million fish. In Bristol Bay, where the catch exceeded 36.6 million salmon, the base price announced by Trident Seafoods was $1 a pound, plus up to an addition 25 [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Earlier
Wreckage from the F/V Destination is found; marine mammals are back on Bogoslof despite eruptions; and Alaska's Special Prosecution's office is looking into the Senator who allegedly slapped a reporter. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
By: Laine WelchFish Factor/For the JournalPost date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 1:23pmAs predicted, Alaska fishermen are getting higher prices for their salmon this year. It's good news following a 2016 season that saw lackluster catches in all regions but Bristol Bay, a failure of pink salmon runs, and paltry paychecks nearly across [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: AJOC Fisheries
With a tweet, Senator Lisa Murkowski dooms Obamacare repeal; an underwater camera gives scientists a new perspective on Atka mackerel; and Alaska's legislators face a third special session – eventually. [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
A tsunami advisory for the Aleutians is canceled; Alaska legislators reform oil and gas taxes; and big ships in the North Pacific will try turning the volume down for killer whales. [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Technology that detects the bones in filleted fish and suggests an optimal cut based on processors' pre-defined specifications is already installed in several European countries and is now drawing more interest in the United States.A spokeswoman for Marel, in Reykjavik, Iceland, says that Alaskan and Seattle processors are looking into [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
Alaska's wild salmon catch now exceeds 75 million fish, up from some 48 million salmon caught commercially through last week.The latest preliminary harvest figures compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) break down the catch to date to 43.5 million sockeyes, 18.7 million pinks, 12.2 million chums, [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online

 

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