As domestic demand for blackcod increases, aquaculture interests pursue farming the fish, threatening fisheries in Alaska and on the West Coast.
West Coast & Pacific
California needs to fix a $20 million budget shortfall and wants to raise funds by increasing landing fees for the commercial fishing fleet.
The 2017 West Coast sardine season has been scuttled for lack of substantial biomass — at least from the current stock assessment modeling.
Record rain and snowfall over the winter was not enough to save California salmon fishermen from yet another summer of limited fishing and closures.
After nearly 20 years off the market, a small, tasty, pink scallop — once a symbol of Puget Sound’s thriving and diverse seafood sector — mounts a comeback.
The state of Washington continues to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of Alaska’s fishing industry.
Late on Thursday, Feb. 2, Oregon fisheries officials announced the closure of the commercial crab…
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is to be commended for recognizing that a 2013…
The United States Secretary of Commerce declared nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California…