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Fish Factor: Federal reports update seafood economy

The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady.An eagerly anticipated...

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...

Oil, gas advisory post goes to industry official

John Hendrix, general manager of Apache Alaska, was named by Gov. Bill Walker on July 18 to be the state’s chief oil and gas...

Run of 51.28 M sockeyes expected in Bristol Bay

A total of 51.28 million sockeye salmon are forecast to return to Bristol Bay in 2018, with a commercial harvest of 37.59 million reds...

European politics expected to impact seafood prices

Fisheries economists and processors are keeping watch on the development in the European Union since Britain voted to exit, with an eye to how...

Salmon ice cream competes in Symphony of Seafood

Competition in the Alaska Symphony of Seafood has had a variety of wild Alaska salmon entries over the years, but never before ice cream.Yes,...

Hatchery harvests looking weak

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose to a preliminary season total of 15,134,000 fish through Aug. 9, up from 13,752,000 salmon through...

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...

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...

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...

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