Alaska fishermen are still awaiting disaster relief funds for the 2016 pink salmon run failure, which was the worst in 40 years.
Looking back at how the court system failed fishermen after the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Seemingly out of nowhere, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy last week named fly-fishing enthusiast John Wood to the state Board of Fisheries, to which industry stakeholders responded with a collective, “Who?”
After a rogue wave strike in the Bering Sea, the trawler Progress goes under the knife to be sponsoned and lengthened at Fred Wahl’s yard in Oregon.
Halibut quotas rose to 18.9 million pounds this year thanks to improved survey methodology and blackcod quotas have been set at 25.97 million pounds.
Captain Brannon Finney was hosting a videographer onboard as a test run for a potential reality show, when she directed her crew to pour 8 tons of sandblasting waste from brailer bags into the Sumner Straits.
Researchers are seeking funding to continue and expand scientific expeditions in the North Pacific to study salmon stocks and the effects of climate change.
A lawsuit by the Pebble Partnership and six fishermen against the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association was dismissed on May 17 by an Anchorage Superior Court.
It may not feel quite like summer in most of Alaska today, but Thursday, May 16, marks the official opening of the state’s summer salmon season.
Bering Sea crabbers saw upticks in crab recruits during a good fishery for the 2018-2019 season, along with strong prices.