It is the smaller, local crab fisheries that each winter give a big economic boost to dozens of coastal communities across the Gulf of Alaska.
Numbers are on the rise for Alaska’s shellfish growers: They sold more than 1.8 million oysters in 2017 for a 27 percent increase over 2016 and a 70 percent increase over the 10-year average.
The government shutdown has caused few problems so far in Alaska’s fisheries, but concern is growing as it enters a third week.
Alaska fishing jobs rebounded with record growth in 2017 thanks to peak summer fishing.
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council set the 2019 quotas this month for more than two dozen fisheries in federal waters.
Officials have yet to determine a cause for the sinking of the 71-foot F/V Nordic Viking in the Seward, Alaska, harbor on Dec. 9.
In expanding Alaska’s booming mariculture industry, securing a seed supply is top priority.
Last year, the Russian Fishery Co. reported landings of more than 226,000 tons of Alaska…
Peter Anderson, 38, took up the fishing life on the heels of his father when he was 12, and the lifestyle remained in his blood through the thick and thin of Chignik’s salmon cycles.
Eastern Shipbuilding of Panama City, Fla., has at long last righted the North Star, Glacier…
The Salmon Sisters, Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton, were awarded a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list under the category of Leveraging Business Smarts to Save the World.
A massive earthquake struck south central Alaska Friday morning Nov. 30, causing widespread damage to…