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Maggie Wall/KMXT A joint session of the Alaska Legislature approves Fish Board appointments. All three are familiar faces. State budget woes—more specifically the lack of a Fish and Game budget—may cause a delay to some programs and seriously threaten salmon season. The “First Fish” folks are still waiting to catch [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Maggie Wall/KMXT Togiak herring is a done deal for seiners, but gillnetters are still on the grounds fishing. Fishing kicks off in the Copper River area with restaurants in the Pacific Northwest ready to serve the year's first salmon. And halibut quota share prices are skyrocketing. All that and fish [...]
Thu, May 11, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon opens in less than two weeks, we'll have predictions and forecasts. While salmon might get a lot of press, there are tons of other fish being caught this time of year. We'll have a statewide round up of who's fishing what. Togiak herring opened, fishermen are fishing [...]
Thu, May 04, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Maggie Wall/KMXT A new report shows that Alaska seafood now tops the list of favorite protein items at restaurants around the country. The massive Northern Edge military exercise begins May 1, and the Navy finalizes its plans for training in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Kelp could be the next [...]
Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
Maggie Wall/KMXT For nearly two weeks beginning May 1, the U.S. Navy plans a training exercise in the Gulf of Alaska that will use a number of heavy metal laden explosives. The timing and location of the navy's portion of this year's Northern Edge 2017 has many fishermen concerned about [...]
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Source: KMXT Kodiak Fisheries
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: SitkaType: Commercial fish closed season, waste of salmonOn 3/24/17 Alaska Wildlife Troopers observed the F/V Mirage commercial salmon trolling approximately 1.4 miles beyond the winter troll line near Sitka Sound. During the investigation, permit holder Jeffrey Turner, 50, of Sitka, was observed discarding a dead [...]
Sat, Apr 01, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
From the Alaska State Troopers:Location: NaknekType: SentencingOn 3/15/17 Don R. Iodice, 54, of Everett, Wash., was sentenced in Naknek District Court to 30 days in jail in connection with an assault on his coworker and captain of a tender vessel. Bristol Bay Wildlife Troopers received the initial complaint on 7/3/16 [...]
Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Source: The Brig: Alaska fisheries enforcement news
Puppy Kisses
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Seaman Nina Bowen shows some love to Chief Bert, Station Elizabeth City, N.C.'s mascot, near the boathouse at the station, Feb. 17, 2017. Chief Bert is a retired explosive detection dog who worked for six years with the Maritime Safety and Security Team in Gavelston, [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
From Shelter to Station
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Pictured here is Boomer, the mascot of Coast Guard Station Crisfield, Md., sitting on the deck of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, Feb. 28, 2017. Boomer was rescued from a shelter and reported to Station Crisfield as the mascot in December 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream
On Thin Ice
U.S. Coast Guard posted a photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Warner, a rescue swimmer at Air Station Kodiak, performs an ice rescue during training at Upper 6 Mile Lake on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 17, 2016. During the training, members from Air Station Kodiak, Sector Anchorage and the National [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
Source: USCG Flickr Photostream

 

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