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Processors in Prince William Sound processed in excess of 28 million wild salmon through Aug. 2, up by nearly 5 million fish from a week earlier. The harvest in the Prince William Sound general seine sector includes 19.7 million humpies, more than 2 million chum, 99,000 red, and 8,000 silvers, for [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
Source: Seafood.com Youtube
The Togiak District in Bristol Bay edged past the bottom end of its escapement goal late in July. The mark was reached just days after the rule prohibiting fisherman to transfer to Togiak from other districts was lifted. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Wild Alaskan Salmon and Seafood is a small-scale processing plant in Naknek. It focuses on quality, as most of the fish is caught by owner Tony Wood and then processed by his 'family-like' crew. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
An Unalaska student has been named valedictorian of the Rural Alaska Honors Institute; Alaska Republican Senator Gary Stevens has filed to run for lieutenant governor in 2018; and the Qawalangin Tribe is hosting a community potluck this weekend to celebrate the end of Camp Qungaayux. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
FRI scientists are walking Hansen creek everyday for ecological studies. Hansen is part of the Wood River system which housed a total escapement of more than four million sockeye this season. [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Bristol Bay fishermen and processors are celebrating one of the largest sockeye runs on record. This year's run was predicted to be 41.5 million fish with a harvest of 27.5 million, but the fleet hauled in more than 37 million fish, and the total run topped 56 million, according to [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Hey everyone, just a reminder of the educate of rafting offIt's common practice and courtesy to tie up to LIKE vessels; fishing boats to fishing boats, sail boats to sail boats, yachts to yachts. Also to get permission from the vessel you are rafting to. Thanks! [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: SE AK Seiners Association
On this week's Alaska Fisheries Report, anywhere from 30 to 50 vessels hunted a whale on the Kuskokwim River. But the animal turned out to be a grey whale, a species protected under federal law. And, over in Dillingham, a commercial fishing group harvested a beluga whale and shared it [...]
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Source: Alaska Fisheries Report

 

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