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Tag: chinook

Harvesters, processors help state track Chinooks

This year’s Copper River king salmon run has been a glimmer of hope in an otherwise dire looking Copper River flats season. With 7,240...

60° North Seafoods delivers first fish to Anchorage

While the first Copper River salmon hit markets and tables in Seattle on May 18, the first fish arrived in Anchorage on time for...

Trollers urge changes in approach to Pacific Salmon Treaty

The Alaska Trollers Association is urging the state of Alaska to make changes in its approach to the Pacific Salmon Treaty negotiations, on peril...

Subsistence opener is Thursday, May 24; commercial opener anticipated May 28

State fisheries officials have announced a Copper River subsistence fishing opener of 12 hours beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, with a...

Fish Factor: Funding shuffle bodes well for ADF&G

A shuffle in some funding leaves Alaska’s commercial fisheries division in good shape to manage the resources and target important projects across the state. At...

No further action on Chinook PSC for trawlers

Federal fisheries managers have indefinitely postponed further action on modifications to Chinook salmon prohibited species catch limits for Gulf of Alaska trawl catcher vessels...

Meeting planned to discuss Shelter Cove

A public meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. April 17 at the Cordova Center’s education room to discuss a planned culvert replacement and ideas...

Chum, sockeye abundance up for harvest season ahead

Wild stocks of chum salmon are expected in a run 83.6 percent above average in Prince William Sound for the 2018 commercial fishing season,...

All harvesters will share burden of restoring kings

In the face of escapement objectives not being met, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is imposing restrictions on all harvesters of Chinook...

NPFMC plans final action on halibut sport fishing limits, permits

Federal fisheries managers plan final action in April on proposals that would require annual renewal of charter halibut permits and for new restrictions to...