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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Russian biologist on exchange in Prince William Sound

When asked about the similarities between Cordova and her home in Russia, she laughed as she answered, “the cold and rain.” It is another...

No sign of trawler Alaska Juris

A 218-foot fishing trawler owned by the Seattle-based Fishing Company of Alaska apparently sunk into the Bering Sea in the Aleutian Islands, following the...

Fish Factor: Statewide salmon harvest will be short of forecast

Alaska’s salmon season is winding down and while catches have made the record books in some regions, the statewide take will fall a bit...

Science and accountability urged in fisheries management

Fisheries and conservation advocates for coastal communities are urging that greater accountability and conservation measures be included in reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation...

Make BOF agenda change requests by August 18

Advisory committees and the public are advised by the Alaska Board of Fisheries to get all agenda change requests in by Aug. 18, in...

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...

Copper River harvest reaches 78,600 reds, 3,100 kings

In the first two periods of the 2016 Copper River fisheries, the commercial fleet harvested 78,600 sockeye salmon and 3,100 kings.A third opener began...

Federal relief asked for pink salmon disaster

Alaska officials are seeking federal disaster relief for the 2016 pink salmon fisheries in Prince William Sound, Kodiak, Chignik and Lower Cook Inlet.The formal...

Silvers still coming in Copper, Bering river districts

Fishing for coho salmon in the Copper River and Bering river districts is expected to remain open as usual through early October, with most...

Pebble partnership, EPA consider mediation

Attorneys for a proposed large-scale mine near the headwaters of the Bristol Bay watershed have agreed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider...

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