Tag: catch

Global fishing feet grows as catch falls

A new analysis of global fishing data by researchers in Australia and Tasmania concludes that the global fishing fleet doubled in size from 1950 to 2015, but that for the effort expended the harvest fell over 80 percent.

How to cook your catch

Now that we’ve finished reading about birds and learning how to identify all those wonderful shorebirds, let’s get ready to catch and serve up some fish!

Pacific halibut season opens

Pacific halibut season is off and running statewide in Alaska, with U.S. fishermen having an 82.3 percent or 23.4 million-pound share of the 2019...

NPFMC to take final action on charter halibut catch

Federal fisheries managers are set to take final action at their December meeting in Anchorage on charter halibut management measures for Southeast and Southcentral...

Fisheries meetings coming up in Seattle, Dillingham

Fish watch Some major Alaska fisheries are winding down for the year, while others are still going strong.In Southeast, a fishery opened on November 8...

Statewide harvest was 31 percent below forecast

For many engaged in fisheries, it’s been a challenging year, as confirmed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s new report that the...

Aid offered in wake of record low Chignik harvest

An economic disaster has been declared for the Chignik fisheries region on the Alaska Peninsula in the wake of a harvest estimated at 128...

PWS commercial catch tops 3.5M fish

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound have reached 3.5 million salmon, even as the surge in the catch in late June slowed somewhat in...

Sockeye harvest still below forecast

It wasn’t for lack of trying that all the sockeyes and kings delivered to processors in Cordova during the third Copper River salmon opener...

Catch 49: A boat to place program

Several dozen consumers turned out on May 11 in Anchorage to pick up direct from harvester orders of Prince William Sound spot prawns, Homer...
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