Tag: fisheries

Area commercial harvest reaches over 438,000 salmon

When state fisheries biologists shut down the Copper River commercial salmon for two 12-hour openers on June 3 and June 8 retail markets in...

NOAA reports to Congress on monitoring of seafood imports 

Federal fisheries officials combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated fisheries are working to expand partnerships to perform intelligence-led investigations to target future suspected violations, while...

Copper River fisheries catch nears 267,000 fish 

Copper River commercial fishery harvests climbed to some 266,475 fish through the fourth 12-hour opener on May 30, with the Alaska Department of Fish...

Copper River commercial sockeye harvest surges, prices drop 

An abundance of fresh caught Copper River sockeye salmon showed up in retail markets in advance of the Memorial Day weekend holiday, and was...

Northline Seafoods barge embarks on maiden trip to Bristol Bay 

A new state-of-the-art seafood barge is enroute to Bristol Bay, with a freezer capacity to hold over one-million pounds of frozen salmon. The vessel...

Removal of fish passage barriers underway for spawning salmon 

A project to remove culverts in the Cordova area posing a barrier to migrating coho salmon will be underway this spring and summer, with...

Copper River salmon aficionados hail arrival of first fish 

In Cordova the first 12-hour opener of the Copper River commercial salmon fishery, with 376 deliveries, yielded a catch of nearly 43,000 sockeye salmon,...

Task force approved to aid struggling commercial fishing industry 

Alaska legislators have approved formation of a task force to make policy recommendations in the coming months to help boost the economic fortunes of...

60° North Seafoods braces for Copper River opener 

Spirits are upbeat with Cordova’s home-grown seafood processors on the eve of the 2024 wild Alaska salmon fishery, with Sena Sea and 60° North...

Copper River, Bristol Bay seafood entities plan collaborative marketing initiatives 

A collaborative marketing plan is in the works for the summer of 2024 by two major seafood entities, in an effort to better educate...
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