Price negotiations for snow crab and Tanners are just getting underway, but the outlook is good.
The nation’s top fishing port welcomed seven European seafood buyers in late January and showed off its massive seafood industry during peak operations at Dutch Harbor.
Crabbers will help test the waters for tanner crabs next month at Prince William Sound.
As expected, catches of Pacific halibut will decrease for this year, and likely into the foreseeable future.
Sea otters and their devastating impacts on Southeast Alaska shellfish were among the many emotionally-charged topics at the state Board of Fisheries marathon meeting running from Jan. 11-23 in Sitka.
State seafood marketers are rebranding fish parts as specialty products and mapping a path for millions more dollars in revenue.
A forum in Kenai on Thursday will highlight diverse perspectives on the push to modernize Alaska’s fish habitat protection and permitting laws, which have not been updated since statehood 60 years ago.
Scientists at the International Pacific Halibut Commission meeting in Seattle last week revealed survey results that show shrinking halibut numbers.
The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit has convened for over a decade to help stanch that outward flow and facilitate a future for fishing leaders.