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Maggie Wall – KMXT Alaska's streams and rivers are the destination for both fish and people as salmon season ramps up. Bristol Bay as swarming with activity as seafood processors scramble to hire workers. And we'll check out what it's like to count more than a million sockeye salmon as [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: KodiakType: Commercial fish closed periodOn 6/17/17 Kodi A. Metzger, 37, of Custer, Wash., was issued a summons to court for having gillnet deployed in the waters of Alitak Bay during a closed period and for failing to have a photo ID in possession. [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
Industry favorite Chris Oliver, the longtime executive director of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, has been named the head of the National Marine Fisheries Service. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Invitation to Bid: Canoe Pass Test Fishing SSRAA and ADF&G are participating in a cooperative test fishery at Canoe Pass, located on southern Etolin Island, to establish a baseline survey. This survey is designed to evaluate the presence of non-targeted/bycatch salmon species in Canoe Pass that may occur during the [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
Text and Win + SHIP Newsletter Release [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: United Fishermen of Alaska
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: JuneauType: ConvictionOn 6/12/17 Daniel Foley, 70, of Gustavus, was found guilty during a bench trial of retaining undersized Tanner crab. Foley is the permit holder and owner of the F/V Steller. He was fined $9,000 with $4,000 suspended and placed on probation for a year. [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: ValdezType: Commercial fish closed periodOn 6/12/17 Simeao Kusnetsov, 34, of Wasilla, was issued a citation for commercial fishing during a closed period in the Esther subdistrict, northwestern Prince William Sound. Kusnetsov was operating his drift gillnet 10 minutes after the close of the period. Kusnetsov [...]
Tue, Jun 13, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
Legislature: The Governor and Commissioners announced potential affects if the legislature cannot find a budget solution by July 1. Here's more and here's more about how Fish and Game could react(not good). Marketing and Prices. The Seafood Market Bulletin, published twice a year by ASMI, offers salmon values by region and [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: United Southeast Alaska Gillnetter’s Association
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon season is coming on strong. The Bristol Bay drift fleet upgrades their gear to include chillers and upgrades the quality taken to market. Copper River kings are stronger than forecasted. More than 40 boats fished in the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery. Cod, Dungeness, Pollock, halibut and [...]
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
Source: Alaska Fisheries Report
Here's a letter to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council recounting one halibut captain's epic struggle with thieving orcas. [...]
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
Source: Deckboss

 

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