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Unalaska won't raise its sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, or marijuana; a northern fur seal pup is on his way to the Seward Sealife Center; and Alaska celebrates Indigenous People's Day. [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Source: Seafood.com Youtube
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: KetchikanType: Undersized Dungeness crabOn 10/4/17 Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited Robert J. Kupers, 46, of Ketchikan, for unlawful possession of undersized Dungeness crab and operating a commercial vessel without Alaska Department of Fish and Game numbers. Kupers was cited after he was contacted at E.C. Phillips [...]
Sat, Oct 07, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
A new report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates the preliminary ex-vessel value of Alaska's 2017 commercial catch of 224.6 million pounds of wild salmon at $678.8 million, up 66.7 percent from the 2016 value of $407.3 million. The 2017 Alaska salmon season has proved a banner year [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
A proposed rule filed with the Federal Register would authorize formation of a recreational quota entity that could purchase and hold commercial halibut quota shares for use by charter anglers in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska. The proposed regulatory amendment, recommended by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, would allow one non-profit [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Crab fisheries in southwest Alaska are facing steep cuts; the Qawalangin Tribe is holding its elections this weekend; and the Pacific walrus won't be protected under the Endangered Species Act. [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
This season's Bering Sea snow crab quota is 18.96 million pounds, down 12 percent from last season.The fishery opens at noon Oct. 15, but the industry typically waits until after the first of the year to take snow crab.Fishery managers also have set a modest quota of 2.5 million pounds [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017
Source: Deckboss
Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report, the red king crab population in Southeast Alaska is looking up. That means, for the first time in six years, Southeast will open to commercial fishing for the crab. But whether it'll be profitable is another matter. Also, the City of [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017
Source: Alaska Fisheries Report

 

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