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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

PWS humpy forecast of 67.16 million fish is largest on record

State fisheries biologists are forecasting what would be the largest pink salmon run on record into Prince William Sound, with liberal fishing time and...

House supports Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center

A resolution supporting the need to keep the University of Alaska’s Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center open, despite budget cuts, has passed the...

Joyce named as interim general manager of PWSAC

Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. has announced the appointment of Timothy Joyce as interim general manager, filling the vacancy left by the recent retirement...

Domestic seafood sales are on an upswing

Seafood sales at American retail stores are on an upswing and should remain that way for the foreseeable future. Better yet – demand for fish...

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...

PWS commercial shrimp pot fishery opens April 15

Eighty-three vessels have registered for the Prince William Sound Area E commercial shrimp pot fishery, which opens on April 15, with a guideline harvest...

ComFish 2017: From fish politics to EM

From fish politics to new products to an update on electronic monitoring in commercial fisheries, ComFish Alaska 2017 brought together an eclectic group of...

Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery underway

Harvests continued in the Sitka Sound herring sac roe fishery in late March, with the cumulative harvest as of March 26 at 13,543 tons,...

Drill conductor workshop for commercial harvesters offered April 15

Space is still open for a 10-hour fishing vessel drill conductor workshop is scheduled for April 15 in Cordova, offered by the Alaska Marine...

MCA promotes principles of sustainability

A new interactive website created by the Marine Conservation Alliance offers a comprehensive overview, from its perspective, on federal fisheries management in waters off...

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