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PWS commercial catch tops 3.5M fish

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound have reached 3.5 million salmon, even as the surge in the catch in late June slowed somewhat in...

NVE opposes reduction in hatchery production

In a resolution to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, Native Village of Eyak Traditional Tribal Council urged that hatchery production issues be reviewed during...

Bristol Bay fly fishing academy marks 10th year

Triston Chaney, a 19-year-old college student raised in Dillingham, knew before this year that he loved fly fishing. What he didn’t know is that...

PWS salmon harvest estimate rises to 2.7 M fish

Prince William Sound’s commercial harvesters delivered an estimated 2,687,658 salmon through June 2, including 1,868,059 chums, 810,906 sockeyes, 7,755 Chinooks, 778 humpies and 160...

PWS weathervane scallop fishery opens

The Prince William Sound area commercial weathervane scallop season in the West Kayak subsection opened on July 1 with a guideline harvest level of...

Deadline for comments for BOF special meeting is July 9

July 9 is the deadline for written comments for a special meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries on four emergency petitions, including one...

PWS salmon harvest estimate estimated at 1.4 M plus

Commercial salmon harvests in Prince William Sound have reached in excess of 1.4 million fish, with fishermen in the Coghill District alone delivering 514,893...

Fishing vessel had suspected illegal fish

A fishing vessel with one ton of squid ad 80 toms of chum salmon on board detained in international waters east of Japan, is...

Study shows subsidies make high seas fishing profitable

A study published in June in the open-access journal Science Advances says as much as 54 percent of high seas fisheries are profitable because...

Disaster relief approved for 2016 fishery

Disaster relief funding totally $56,361,332 are coming to Alaska in the wake of the low returns in the state’s 2016 Gulf of Alaska pink...


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