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Friday, March 24, 2017

PWS sidestripe shrimp fishery opens April 15

Prince William Sound’s trawl fishery for sidestripe shrimp opens April 15, with guideline harvest levels set at 65,950 pounds for the Wells Section, 33,000...

Processor guilty of dumping oil, raw sewage

A U.S. District Court in Anchorage has fined the owner and operator of a seafood processing vessel $50,000 for intentionally discharging oily bilge water...

Fish Factor: Big humpy catch could boost salmon harvest

Alaska salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks. An...

Course offers preventive controls for human food

Registration is open for the preventive controls for human foods class scheduled for April 12-14 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Kodiak Seafood and...

King salmon sport fisheries out for Upper Copper River

All king salmon sport fisheries in the Upper Copper River drainage will be closed on May 1, including catch-and-release fishing, which in all flowing...

Alaska’s salmon awarded continued certification

Alaska’s salmon fishery has been awarded continued certification to the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program. The announcement on March 14 came from the Alaska...

Festival weekend celebrating salmon is Aug. 4-6

Snow still blankets much of Alaska, but the heat is on for Salmonfest, the big festival weekend at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik...

Increased commercial harvest anticipated in 2017

State fisheries biologists are projecting a statewide salmon catch of 204 million fish for 2017, including average size commercial harvests of 41 million sockeyes...

Trump budget would slash funds for fisheries

Massive cuts could be in store for the agencies and people who provide the science and stewardship to preserve and protect our planet. The budget...

NOAA tests camera systems to monitor fish catch

By Steve Ignell For The Cordova Times When we think of technological innovators, most picture daring entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who make clever devices for their...

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