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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Statewide commercial salmon harvest hits 48 M

Wild salmon harvests in Prince William Sound rose to nearly 8 million fish through July 11, more than double the 3.1 million fish delivered...

Latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries announcements

Here are the latest Copper River and Prince William Sound Fisheries Announcements (Click to view or download the PDF):NEW! Fisheries Announcement 62.pdfFisheries Announcement 61.pdfFisheries...

UFA launches habitat info sweepstakes

United Fishermen of Alaska’s Salmon Habitat Information Program has launched two summer sweepstakes to connect with commercial fishermen on important information regarding salmon habitat.Winners...

Fish Factor: Robots find a role in seafood processing

Robots are cutting up snow crabs in Canada, a sign of things to come in the seafood processing industry.Overall, seafood processing has a relatively small...

PWS wild salmon catch grows to 3.1 M fish

Harvesters boosted the Prince William Sound catch of wild salmon to 3.1 million fish through July 4, with the Copper River drift district deliveries...

Webber designs on board net washing system

There’s nothing that catches fish better than a brand new net.If you can maintain a clean net you’re fully optimizing your ability to catch.Bill...

Seafood uses go way beyond eating

(Editor’s note:  Laine Welch is traveling. This column offers a selection of some of her favorite seafood research items, from salmon sperm to seafood in ice...

PWS salmon harvest reaches 1.7 M

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William sound stood at nearly 1.8 million fish  on June 27, with the Chinook run about done and still...

Halibut charter vessels finding new fishing spots

A new University of Alaska Fairbanks study says halibut charter operators are changing fishing locations because of increasing fuel prices and new regulations.The study,...

Industrial fish wastes total nearly 10 million tons

A new university research report concludes that poor fishing practices and inadequate management result in industrial fishing fleets dumping nearly 10 million tons of...