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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hooper Bay

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew and Alaska State Troopers came to the aid of three men in a disabled fishing boat near Hooper...

Obama appoints Behnken to IPHC

Fisheries veteran Linda Behnken, of Sitka, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, named by President Obama on Nov. 3 as a U.S....

Weekend event is a salute to halibut and vintage wooden fishing vessels

Sea shanties, fish poetry, a community fish fry, a presentation on halibut ecology by Claude Dykstra of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, and more...

Fish Factor: Big humpy catch could boost salmon harvest

Alaska salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks.An...

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...

Fish Factor: Salmon season opener coming up quick

Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than one week!The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at...

Togiak herring fishing underway

Commercial fishing in the Togiak herring district is underway, with an allocation of 16,060 tons for the seiners and 6,883 tons for gillnetters.As of...

Fisheries board says no to emergency petition on Copper River fishery

An emergency petition that would have increased closures and restrictions on the Copper River commercial salmon fishery that gets underway this week was defeated...

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...

Fick joins ABSC

Tyson Fick, who has led communications efforts for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute for several years, will become the executive director of Alaska Bering...

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