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: 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: Trifecta of falling fish revenues anticipated

Alaska is expecting a reduced salmon harvest this year, setting up a trifecta of falling fish revenues for Alaska fishermen, coastal communities and state...

Fish Factor: Begich speaks easily on a wide range of fishery topics

“With fisheries, it’s almost the forgotten resource of our state as an economic driver. It’s almost like they are an afterthought. We have to realign...

Fish Factor: Season may be a bust for most harvesters

Alaska’s salmon fisheries continue to lag alarmingly in several regions, with overall catches down by a third from the same time last year.The single...

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: Pacific halibut fishery faces challenges

Pacific halibut catches for 2018 won’t decline as severely as initially feared, but the fishery faces headwinds from several directions.Federal fishery managers announced just...

Fish Factor: Proposed budget would slash millions from NOAA Fisheries

The Trump Administration’s $4.4 trillion federal budget for next year takes some mean whacks to programs that affect fisheries.Off the top, the spending plan unveiled on...

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: Salmon permit values remain stagnant

Values for Alaska salmon permits have remained stagnant all year, except for two regions, and costs for halibut quota shares have plummeted.For salmon permits,...

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