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PWS pink salmon harvest is shy about 15 million fish

With just a week or two left until season’s end, the common property harvest of pink salmon in Prince William Sound stood at around...

Science and accountability urged in fisheries management

Fisheries and conservation advocates for coastal communities are urging that greater accountability and conservation measures be included in reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation...

Ailing crewmember airlifted from trawler

An ailing crewmember aboard the183-foot fishing vessel Unimak was medevaced by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew on Aug. 26 and taken to the...

Fish Factor: Statewide salmon harvest will be short of forecast

Alaska’s salmon season is winding down and while catches have made the record books in some regions, the statewide take will fall a bit...

Wild pink salmon harvest coming in as forecast

A Prince William Sound wild pink salmon forecast in a harvest range of 12,764,000 to 26,530,000, with a best estimate of 19,647,000 fish appears...

WDFW asks anglers to harvest escaped Atlantic salmon

A net pen failure at a fish farm southeast of Bellingham, Wash., near the San Juan Islands, has released thousands of Atlantic salmon, prompting...

Apply now for Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant program

NOAA Fisheries is seeking applicants for the next Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program, which funds projects addressing the needs of fishing communities.The deadline for pre-proposals is...

Drop in value of US dollar helps seafood sales

The US dollar has dropped in value all year against a basket of other global currencies.While that may sound like a bad thing, it’s...

Humpy harvest in PWS grows to near 36 M

Commercial harvests of pink salmon in Prince William Sound rose to 35.8 million fish through Aug. 15, up from 28 million a week earlier, while the...

Fish Factor: Home Meal kits offer new market for wild Alaska seafood

Alaska aims to get in on the growing popularity of Home Meal kits that will deliver seafood directly to American kitchens.The kits typically offer...

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