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Submit proposals to fisheries board by April 11

April 11 is the deadline for submission to the Alaska Board of Fisheries for proposals for changes in the subsistence, personal use, sport, guided...
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Superior Court clears way for salmon habitat initiative

An Alaska Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of a ballot measure intended to protect fish habitat can proceed and has approved the...

Trump budget is bad news for fisheries

The 2018 budget unveiled on May 23 by the Trump Administration is bad news for anything that swims in or near U.S. waters.At a...

IPHC posts catch limit proposals

In advance of its annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia, Jan. 23-27, the International Pacific Halibut Commission accepted proposals through Dec. 31 on catch...

Walker nominates Arctic, Cook Inlet waters for OCS program

Alaska has made its pitch to the Interior Department to include the Beaufort and Chukchi seas and Cook Inlet in the proposed upcoming five-year...

PWS commercial harvest tops 28 M

Processors in Prince William Sound processed in excess of 28 million wild salmon through Aug. 2, up by nearly 5 million fish from a...

Alaska seafood climbs to most popular protein on menus

Extraordinary market challenges notwithstanding, Alaska seafood now ranks as the most popular protein on menus of the top 500 domestic restaurant chains, says the...

It’s official: 2 billionth salmon caught in Bristol Bay

The 2 billionth Bristol Bay salmon has been caught, but who caught it?Nobody knows for sure.As of July 11, the preliminary Bristol Bay salmon...

Fish Factor: Fishery advocates seek more habitat protections

Fishery advocates are hoping for the speedy delivery of a letter to state lawmakers that asks them to dust off a law pertaining to...

NPFMC progresses with halibut issues

Federal fisheries managers took additional steps at their October meeting on halibut issues ranging from leasing of individual fishery shares to prohibited species catch...

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