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Longtime Bristol Bay fisherman Hector Sanchez of f/v El Nayar hauled in more salmon than ever this year, and it was his daughter Toni Sanchez's first year as a crew member. [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
The F/V Destination. Jeff Pond photo.
The wreckage of the 98-foot crabber Destination, which sank in the Bering Sea in February, was found earlier this month by a NOAA research vessel. The boat was discovered in about 250 feet of water just northwest of St. George Island, Alaska, according to the Coast Guard. NOAA ships have been [...]
Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
Sam Mercurio skippers the f/v Quick Silver, a Bristol Bay drift boat fishing for Alaska General Seafoods. He is also part-owner of a Italian seafood restaurant in Monterey, California called Domenico's On the Wharf. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: KDLG Fisheries
Humans by our very nature fear what is new. For better and sometimes worse, a fear of “new” can slow critical progress, especially where sticking with “tried and tested” becomes a safely known position. Therefore, driving progress requires individuals willing to bravely explore their mysterious world. And we continue to [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
At press time the Alaska Department of Transportation, armed with a federal permit to proceed, had completed a survey to determine the route of least environmental impact for an emergency medical ground route between King Cove and the Cold Bay airport. Residents of King Cove, home of year-round Peter Pan [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
Fishing is an unpredictable business. Sometimes you win big and sometimes you lose. That's the risk and that's the thrill. As regulations increase and stocks become harder to find, mitigating your risk is increasingly more important than the thrill of the hunt. You have to always look for ways of [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
Two commercial fisheries veterans are renovating a former helicopter logging barge in Sitka this summer, with plans to use it as a floating processor in Bristol Bay in 2018, flash freezing up to 300,000 pounds of whole sockeye salmon a day. "We're looking to start in the Ugashik, " said [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
How Are Advances Made? The interaction between fishermen and the trawl makers, the door makers and the electronic manufacturers is intense and incredibly valuable. It is rare that something good is made in a vacuum. Inventions perhaps, but advancements require collaboration. This collaboration is as old as trawling, and time [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: Fishermens News
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

 

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