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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Laine Welch

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Laine Welch of Kodiak has been covering news of Alaska’s seafood industry for print and broadcast since 1991. Visit her website at www.alaskafishradio.com.

Fish Factor: Fast, furious red king crab fishery is over

It was fast and furious for Alaska’s premiere crab fishery with the fleet catching the nearly eight million pound red king crab quota at...

Fish Factor: Ante is up for shares of halibut catch

As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in...

Fish Factor: Salmon permit prices take a nosedive

By Laine WelchFor The Cordova TimesValues of Alaska salmon permits have taken a nosedive after a dismal fishing season for all but a few...

Fish Factor: Rough summer for salmon

By Laine WelchFor The Cordova TimesIt was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception....

Fish Factor: ADF&G lowers crab quotas

By Laine Welch For The Cordova Times Bad crab newsBering Sea crabbers got the bad news they expected – low catch quotas and a canceled Tanner...

Fish Factor: Cod Crunchies for canines hit market

By Laine Welch Alaska Fish RadioAlaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco’s two stores in Anchorage. The...

Fish Factor: How bad were humpy hauls?

By Laine Welch Alaska Fish RadioGovernor Bill Walker has officially requested that the federal government declare a disaster for four Alaska regions hurt by one...

Fish Factor: Can Cordova revive Tanner crab fishery?

By Laine Welch For The Cordova TimesCordovans are hoping to revive a long lost Tanner crab fishery in Prince William Sound as a step towards...