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Cordova, AK
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

UFA seeks entries in salmon habitat survey

United Fishermen of Alaska is inviting participation in its Salmon Habitat Information Program survey, for a chance to win a $500 gift certificate from...

Pace of modernizing North Pacific fleet accelerates

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, which plays a critical role in Alaska fisheries, is an increasingly important issue for Washington’s maritime industry,...

Copper River fishery opens

Upwards of 400 fishing vessels were on the grounds for the opening of the Copper River salmon fishery on May 18, to harvest some...

Chicken of the Sea names top salmon consuming cities

Chicken of the Sea, a major retail supplier of packaged seafood based in Mt. Olive, N.J., includes Seattle and Anchorage among the 10 top...

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...

Salmon Update: Harvest continues as season nears end

It’s not over until it’s over, and the salmon harvest continues in Prince William Sound, growing by some 18,000 humpies from the four area...

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...

BOF approves PWS tanner crab harvest strategy

Harvest strategies for tanner crab fisheries in Prince William Sound have been approved by the Alaska Board of Fisheries, clearing the way for commercial,...

NSEDC salutes St. Lawrence region

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp.’s newest fishing tender, scheduled to go into service in June 2017, will bear the name T/V St. Lawrence, a...

Longer season yields lower Copper River salmon harvest

Through the end of July, the commercial salmon fishery in the Copper River District was open 96 hours more than the recent 10-year average,...