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Copper River fishery opens

Upwards of 400 fishing vessels were on the grounds for the opening of the Copper River salmon fishery on May 18, to harvest some...

Bristol Bay Fish Expo will help fund child care

As coastal Alaska braces for the 2017 salmon fishing season, folks in the Naknek-King Salmon area are also gearing up for the Bristol Bay...

Fish Factor: Budget negotiations casting shadow over ADF&G plans

Alaska salmon managers are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as lawmakers extend into a third special session to try and...

Fisheries board says no to emergency petition on Copper River fishery

An emergency petition that would have increased closures and restrictions on the Copper River commercial salmon fishery that gets underway this week was defeated...

Fish Factor: Federal reports update seafood economy

The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady.An eagerly anticipated...

Tender Restored

The restored fishing tender Alaskan Pacific was launched at the Cordova boat haul out on May 8, after months spent by owner Mark Irving...

Bauer elected president of PWSRCAC

Amanda Bauer, representing the city of Valdez, is the new president of the Prince William Sound regional Citizens’ Advisory Council.Bauer was one of seven...

NOAA Fisheries updates progress in sustainably managed fisheries

An update on federal fisheries economics released by NOAA Fisheries shows that the commercial fishing and seafood industry, including imports, generated $144 million in...

Purse seine fishery closes, gillnetting still on

Purse seine harvests in the Togiak herring fishery have ended, but the gillnet fishery remained in progress early this week, the Alaska Department of...

Fish Factor: Salmon season opener coming up quick

Alaska’s salmon season officially gets underway in less than one week!The first fishery for sockeye and king salmon is set for May 18 at...

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