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.
It was a banner season for Bristol Bay salmon, but not so much for the rest of Alaska’s salmon fishermen. Still it was better than the slim season most California fishermen got.
We spoke with Andy Wink well-known Alaska seafood economist and new executive director of the Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association about his background, fisheries data and what’s next for the BBRSDA.
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
Ocean conditions seem to have gifted the trawlers in terms of distribution and density of rockfish.
Friendship, hardship and that old demon time aligned this past summer to put my wife, Cheryl, and I on deck for a month of bliss with Joe Weber.
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.
Alaska Wildlife Troopers seized more than 16 tons of salmon they report were caught illegally in Dog Fish Bay by four commercial seine fishermen in late July.
The Alaska Supreme Court ruled yesterday, Aug. 8, that a state referendum on salmon habitat can appear on the November ballot — with some revision.
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.