19.4 F
Cordova, AK
Friday, December 15, 2017

Laine Welch

61 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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: Groundfish allocation in GOA will be mixed bag

Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska.Fishery managers will set 2017 catches in...

Fish Factor: Salmon prices were tops dockside for 2014-2015

Alaska seafood goes to roughly 120 countries around the world and competes in a rough and tumble commodities market. Looking ahead to next year,...

Fish Factor: UA adds degrees to fisheries, ocean programs

Alaska’s university system is ramping up programs to train the next generations of fishery and ocean specialists - and plenty of jobs await.Since 1987,...

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...

STAY CONNECTED

2,634FansLike
115FollowersFollow
107FollowersFollow