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Alaska’s salmon awarded continued certification

Alaska’s salmon fishery has been awarded continued certification to the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program.The announcement on March 14 came from the Alaska...

Festival weekend celebrating salmon is Aug. 4-6

Snow still blankets much of Alaska, but the heat is on for Salmonfest, the big festival weekend at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik...

Increased commercial harvest anticipated in 2017

State fisheries biologists are projecting a statewide salmon catch of 204 million fish for 2017, including average size commercial harvests of 41 million sockeyes...

Trump budget would slash funds for fisheries

Massive cuts could be in store for the agencies and people who provide the science and stewardship to preserve and protect our planet.The budget...

NOAA tests camera systems to monitor fish catch

By Steve IgnellFor The Cordova TimesWhen we think of technological innovators, most picture daring entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who make clever devices for their...

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...

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