The results from the summer trawl surveys showed “substantial” drops in numbers of king crab and bairdi tanners in Bristol Bay.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker recently signed a bill that expands the state’s Revolving Loan Fund to create new financing options for fishing and mariculture businesses.
Cell phones are being used by fishermen on the West Coast to bounty hunt for pay for lost fishing gear.
Alaska’s statewide salmon catch is 31 percent below expectations and is unlikely to reach the preseason forecast of 147 million fish.
As Gov. Bill Walker prepares to sign a bill enacting the Alaska Mariculture Development Plan, 16 new applicants hope to soon begin growing shellfish and seaweed businesses
Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering after warming waters caused the stocks to crash.
Alaskans will celebrate Alaska Wild Salmon Day on August 10, but plans also are underway for a much bigger celebration: the International Year of the Salmon is set to begin in 2019.
Salmon prices are starting to trickle in as more sales are firmed up by local…
Alaska’s salmon fisheries continue to lag alarmingly in several regions, with overall catches down by a third from the same time last year.
Boats are already signing up to participate in fall Bering Sea crab fisheries that begin October 1. Meanwhile, many crabbers are still awaiting word on what their pay outs are for last season.