Unalaska Mayor Frank Kelty’s letter to Congress may well have been the death knell for…
West Coast & Pacific
On Saturday, Feb. 17, the Seattle waterfront lost a longtime advocate in Larry Ward.
Cooke Aquaculture CEO Glenn B. Cooke traveled to Washington last week to sway lawmakers not to enact a ban on Atlantic salmon aquaculture.
California salmon trollers experienced one of their worst seasons since in 2008 and 2009, when stocks were so weak the fishery faced extreme closures.
Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond: January 2018
After a 2017 disaster declaration for the 2015-16 Dungie season, Congress has finally included a budgetary appropriation to release those funds.
State investigators are claiming that Cooke Aquaculture tried to cover up the scale of the August fish farm collapse that sent hundreds of thousands of Atlantic salmon into the Puget Sound.
As expected, catches of Pacific halibut will decrease for this year, and likely into the foreseeable future.
With a preliminary harvest of 23 million pounds and ex-vessel prices averaging 55 cents per pound, the industry has reverted to earnings closer to what it saw five years ago.