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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Fishing vessel exams slated for Cordova

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Valdez will have a team of commercial fishing vessel examiners in Cordova April 24-29 to conduct dockside exams designed...

Togiak wraps 2017 herring fishery

Commercial harvesters have wrapped up the Togiak herring fishery, which the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is now estimating has a projected exvessel value...

Senate resolution supports Sea Grant

A bipartisan Senate resolution expressing support for the National Sea Grant College by Senators Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, says the program...

Oil spill cleanup under way north of Kodiak

A unified command has been established and efforts for clean-up operations are under way at the site of an oil spill north of Kodiak...

PSC Chinook salmon limits in Gulf up for further analysis

Consideration of an adjustment in prohibited species catch limits of Chinook salmon by catcher vessels in the Gulf of Alaska will get another round...

Sustainability is fisheries priority

In the upcoming legislative session, the House Special Committee on Fisheries will focus on sustainability and how the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

Gronholdt named to PSMFC

Sand Point resident Paul Gronholdt has been appointed to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission for a four-year term, replacing Eric Olson, who is...

Fisheries trust bill gains steam in Legislature

Numerous studies over the past decade have highlighted Alaska’s “graying of the fleet” (the average age of permit holders is 50), and the lack...

IPHC solicits nominations for U.S. commissioners

NOAA Fisheries is soliciting through Feb. 28 nominations for two U.S. seats on the International Pacific Halibut Commission currently held by Linda Behnken of...

PWS P-cod seasons close Dec. 31

State fisheries officials will close the Prince William Sound Area parallel Pacific cod seasons for pot and jig gear at midnight Dec. 31, with...


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