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PWS shrimp pot fishery opens April 15

The Prince William Sound commercial shrimp pot fishing season opens April 15, with an allocation of 67,000 pounds, up from 47,000 pounds last year.Another...

Pacific halibut fishery begins March 11

Commercial fishing for Pacific cod opens on March 11 for the 31.4 million pound halibut catch recommended in January by the International Pacific Halibut...

Reduced catch brings record prices for crab

Alaska crabbers are hauling back pots from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea, and reduced catches are resulting in record prices for their efforts.The...

CDQ executive warns of threat to rural Alaska

Climate change, the state’s fiscal crisis and the relevance of rural communities to the rest of the country spell big trouble for rural Alaska...

CDQ crab fishery opens in Norton Sound

In the wake of a fast moving winter commercial king crab fishery, the community development quota for red king crab in Norton Sound opened...

Sea lion bites fisherman at Sand Point dock

A crewman aboard a fishing vessel tied up at the Peter Pan Seafoods dock at Sand Point was bitten by a sea lion who...

Resolution critical of GM salmon

Legislators have under consideration House Joint Resolution 12, urging Congress to enact legislation to require prominent labeling of genetically engineers products with the words...

UN declares war on plastics in the sea

A global campaign launched by the United Nations Environment Programme calls for everyone to stop using microplastics and excessive use of single-use plastic, to...

Fish Factor: Puppy Love salmon treats creating jobs in Seldovia

Puppy Love will soon be putting more people to work in Seldovia, a town of less than 300 people at the tip of the...

BOF will take up PWS crab issues in March

Seven proposals for Prince William Sound are among the 38 proposals on king and tanner crab up for discussion when the Alaska Board of...

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