Fish Factor: Statewide salmon harvest will be short of forecast

Alaska’s salmon season is winding down and while catches have made the record books in some regions, the statewide take will fall a bit...

Fish Factor: Cautious optimism abounds for permit prices

It’s steady as she goes for the values of Alaska salmon fishing permits, with upticks in the wind at several fishing regions.“There’s a lot...

Fish Factor: Projections out for summer fishing season

Alaska’s 2018 salmon season officially got underway this week with the first 12-hour opener on May 17 for sockeyes and kings returning to the...

Fish Factor: Challenging year ahead for commercial fleets

It’s going to be a tough year for many Alaska fishermen.Following on the heels of announcements of a massive drop in cod stocks, the...

Fish Factor: Trump’s seafood tariffs are impacting Alaska

More seafood tariffs in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China are hitting Alaska coming and going.On July 6 the first 25 percent tax...

Fish Factor: NIOSH device prevents injuries, death from rotating winch

The most common piece of gear on a seine vessel is also one of the deadliest – the rotating capstan winch used for winding...

Fish Factor: Five Alaska fisheries ports rank in nation’s top 10

Seafood Super PowerAlaska is the nation’s super power with five Alaska ports ranking in the top 10 for seafood landings and values.“Dutch Harbor keeps...

Fish Factor: Fishing families study coming to Kodiak

The way that fisheries are managed determines the daily tempo for fishing families’ lives. Managers set the dates and times, the when’s and where’s...
Trident Seafoods’ mobile kitchen, a retrofitted FedEx truck, offers consumers pollock burgers, fish and chips and more. Photo courtesy of Trident Seafoods

Fish Factor: Trident promotes Alaska Pollock via mobile kitchen

Alaska pollock is the nation’s largest food fishery, usually producing more than three billion pounds each year. The flaky whitefish dominates in fish sticks,...
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Fish Factor: Cell phones employed to bounty hunt for lost gear

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along...

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