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BOF approves PWS tanner crab harvest strategy

Harvest strategies for tanner crab fisheries in Prince William Sound have been approved by the Alaska Board of Fisheries, clearing the way for commercial,...

Bill would add state fish, wildlife habitat protections

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Louise Stutes, R-Kodiak, calls for new permits for the protection of fish and game habitat.HB 199, co-sponsored by Rep....

Commercial fisheries loan limits bill moves to House Rules

House Bill 56, regarding commercial fisheries loan limits made by the state, and sponsored by Rep. Dan Ortiz, I- Ketchikan, has passed from the...

Navy moves ahead with NE17 plans

The required permits are not yet in hand, but the U.S. Navy is moving full steam ahead on its plans to conduct war training...

PWS sidestripe shrimp fishery opens April 15

Prince William Sound’s trawl fishery for sidestripe shrimp opens April 15, with guideline harvest levels set at 65,950 pounds for the Wells Section, 33,000...

Processor guilty of dumping oil, raw sewage

A U.S. District Court in Anchorage has fined the owner and operator of a seafood processing vessel $50,000 for intentionally discharging oily bilge water...

Fish Factor: Big humpy catch could boost salmon harvest

Alaska salmon fishermen could haul in a harvest that nearly doubles last year’s catch, due to a projected uptick in the number of pinks.An...

Course offers preventive controls for human food

Registration is open for the preventive controls for human foods class scheduled for April 12-14 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Kodiak Seafood and...

King salmon sport fisheries out for Upper Copper River

All king salmon sport fisheries in the Upper Copper River drainage will be closed on May 1, including catch-and-release fishing, which in all flowing...

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...

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