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Concerns over the graying of the fleet have prompted creative efforts to teach more young people the art of commercial fishing, through a crewmember apprenticeship program offered by the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association in Sitka. Applications are being accepted through March 1. Complete information is online at http://www.alfafish.org/apprenticeship/. ALFA was awarded a [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
The city is shelling out $36,000 to help sink a boat that's already on the ocean floor; early and absentee voting has started for Unalaska's mayoral recall election; and Raiders basketball is on the road this week. [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Applications are being accepted through March 1 for the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association's (ALFA) crewmember apprenticeship program, offering young people a guided entry level experience in commercial seafood harvesting in Southeast Alaska.ALFA received a $70,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation late last year to expand this program [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
The Prince William Sound area Pacific cod state waters fishery opens at noon on February 15 with a guideline harvest level (GHL) of 992,080 pounds, of which 85 percent (843,268 pounds) is allocated to vessels using longline gear and 15 percent (148,812 pounds) for those with pot and jig gear. [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
Federal fisheries managers discussed modifying the Chinook salmon prohibited species catch (PSC) limits for non-pollock catcher vessels in the Gulf of Alaska this past week, then recommended another initial review of their analysis.The action came during the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's meeting in Seattle, Washington The proposed action would [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
A new two-year bipartisan federal budget deal signed into law this week includes $200 million to help communities with declared fisheries disasters.Washington Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, with Representatives Derek Kilmer and Jaime Herrera Beutler said passage caps years of work to give relief to Washington state's fisheries, which [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Source: Fishermens News Online
Unalaska is still debating whether to help pay for the F/V Akutan's removal; the City Council is negotiating a city manager contract with Thomas Thomas; and the Trump administration has proposed steep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency. [...]
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Source: Seafood.com Youtube
The nation's top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January – all women – and showed off its massive seafood industry during peak operations at Dutch Harbor. The women, whose companies import more than $60 million in U.S. seafood sales, hailed from France, Germany, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain, and [...]
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Source: Cordova Times / Fisheries
The nation's top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January and showed off its massive seafood industry during peak operations at Dutch Harbor. The buyers — all women — hailed from France, Germany, Lithuania, Portugal, Spain and the U.K. Their companies import more than $60 million in U.S. [...]
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska

 

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