Internal memos reveal a plan to draw criticism from fishermen, NGOs by extending the recreational season and allowing inevitable overfishing.
After 12 years with the Coast Guard’s Fishing Vessel Safety Division, the past eight years as head of the department Jack Kemerer retired on Oct. 13.
Carlos Rafael must forfeit four fishing boats and 34 related permits used in his illegal scheme, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Fishing outlooks for some of Alaska’s largest catches are running the gamut from celebratory (salmon)…
The battle cry to save Alaska’s Bristol Bay is hitting a resounding roar yet again as the world’s most prolific salmon fishery faces the renewed threat from Pebble Mine.
Two Maine men pleaded guilty last week to dealing illegally caught elvers in connection with a multi-million dollar poaching ring.
Though sea cucumber revenues have been on the rise since 2010, harvests aren’t what they could be because of a growing sea otter population.
Cooke Aquaculture’s parent company has acquired Texas-based fish oil and fishmeal producer Omega Protein for nearly $500 million.
The Supreme Court has declined to take on a case challenging NMFS’ decision to force fishermen to bear the costs of a required at-sea monitoring program.
Adrian Murfitt, a 35-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, fisherman, was shot and killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night.
Chum salmon returned home to Alaska this year in numbers never seen before from Southeast to Kotzebue, and set catch records statewide and in many regions.
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided on alterations to the northern shrimp FMP to improve management ahead of the fishery’s reopening.