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Monday, October 23, 2017

PWS P-cod seasons close Dec. 31

State fisheries officials will close the Prince William Sound Area parallel Pacific cod seasons for pot and jig gear at midnight Dec. 31, with...

RFM certification draft assessment on halibut out

The Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management certification draft assessment report for reassessment of the Alaska halibut fishery is available for stakeholder comment through Jan. 16,...

Search over for 2 crew from sinking vessel

Coast Guard crews have suspended their search for two mariners missing after the motor vessel Exito sank 14 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor on...

NPFMC okays plan for charter halibut RQE

Federal fisheries managers have decided to move ahead with a plan to create a charter halibut recreational quota entity that could be up and...

Alaska Symphony of Seafood seeks entries

A call for product is under way through Jan. 6 for the 2017 Alaska Symphony of Seafood, the state’s premier seafood competition for new...

Sitka Sound herring 2017 GHL is 14,649 tons

State fisheries officials have announced a guideline harvest level of 14,649 tons for the 2017 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery, based on a...

Fish Factor: Bristol Bay harvest impacts salmon prices elsewhere

With so many salmon fisheries occurring across Alaska each year, why is there always so much hoopla about Bristol Bay?It can be summed up...

NOAA-sponsored report details Arctic changes

A new report on climate change in the Arctic speaks of record low sea ice, above average ocean temperatures and the impact of this...

Bristol Bay harvest impacts salmon prices elsewhere

With so many salmon fisheries occurring across Alaska each year, why is there always so much hoopla about Bristol Bay?It can be summed up...

Fish Factor: Groundfish allocation in GOA will be mixed bag

Bering Sea fish stocks are booming but it’s a mixed bag for groundfish in the Gulf of Alaska.Fishery managers will set 2017 catches in...

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