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99 vessels registered for PWS shrimp pot fishery

State fisheries biologists say 99 vessels met the April 1 deadline for registration for the Prince William Sound Area E commercial shrimp pot fishery,...

Regulations for P-cod deliveries tightened for GOA, BSAI

Federal fisheries regulators have tightened catcher processor mothership restrictions for delivery of Pacific cod in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands. In final...

Herring sac roe harvest nixed for Sitka

Abundance aside, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has cancelled the commercial sac roe herring fishery in Sitka for 2019 for lack of...

Tanner crab harvesters offered more fishing opportunity

Harvesters in the Prince William Sound Area Commissioner’s Permit tanner crab fishery are getting a season extension, to compensate for stormy weather conditions that...

Warm temperatures impacting Norton Sound crab harvest

Norton Sound’s winter commercial red king crab fishery, which opened Feb. 25 with a guideline harvest level of 12,048 pounds, is progressing slowly due...

Lots of fresh shell showing in Tanner crab harvest

Plenty of fresh shell crab are showing up in pots in the 2019 Prince William Sound Commissioner’s Permit Tanner crab fishery, at an average...

Pot limit reduced for PWS subsistence shrimp fishery

In the wake of the 2018 season, when harvesters in the Prince William Sound noncommercial shrimp fishery exceeded the guideline harvest level by over...

Southeast Alaska winter troll fishery ends

The Southeast Alaska/Yakutat winter troll fishery has ended for the season, but at the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, the fishmongers are still...

Dockside delivery of fresh Tanner crab

Thousands of pounds of Tanner crab were delivered last week, marking the fishery’s second consecutive year since it last operated in Cordova in 1988. After...

PWS commercial shrimp pot fishery opens April 15

Registration is open through 5 p.m. on April 1 for the Prince William Sound commercial shrimp pot fishing season, which opens April 15, with...