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USDA grants will aid rural Alaska economies

Federal grants aimed at promoting farmers markets will aid in promoting flash frozen seafood from a community supported fishery based in Sitka and statewide...

Wild salmon harvest worth $678.8 million

A new report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates the preliminary ex-vessel value of Alaska’s 2017 commercial catch of 224.6 million...

Fish Factor: October is National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, a distinction bestowed by Congress 30 years ago to recognize one of America’s oldest industries.Alaska merits special recognition because...

PWS silver salmon harvest reaches 475,000

Commercial harvest of silver salmon in Prince William Sound have reached 475,000 fish, edging close to the 2016 catch of 484,000 cohos, but still...

Fish Factor: The new blue economy

A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for Alaska’s new “blue economy” and it is attracting interest from around the world. Marine technology...
Coho Salmon

Salmon Update: Coho harvests mounting in Copper, Bering rivers

Harvests of coho salmon in Prince William Sound are growing, with preliminary data compiled by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game showing a...

Fish Factor: Fall remains one of the busiest fishery seasons

Alaska’s salmon season is nearly a wrap but fall remains as one of the fishing industry’s busiest times of the year.For salmon, the catch...

PWS humpy harvest up to 47.5 M

A strong late run of pink salmon has boosted the harvest in Prince William Sound to 47.5 million fish, and while the catch is...

Update: Estimated 165,000 Atlantic salmon escaped from net pens

A harvest hunt continues for an estimated 20,000 Atlantic salmon, the last of upwards of 165,000 of these farmed fish estimated to have escaped...

PWS pink salmon harvest is shy about 15 million fish

With just a week or two left until season’s end, the common property harvest of pink salmon in Prince William Sound stood at around...

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