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Tag: fishery

Letter: Support state shared fishery taxes

State shared fishery taxes are of critical importance to Southwest Alaska fishery dependent communities. Unalaska shared fish taxes make up 26 percent of Unalaska 31...

Sitka Tribe considers options on sac roe herring fishery

Officials with the Sitka Tribe are considering their legal options after Superior Court Judge Daniel Schally denied their request for an injunction against the...

State Tanner crab fishery opens Jan. 15 in Kodiak

Commercial fishing for Tanner Crab in the Kodiak district opens Jan. 15, unless delayed by weather, with a 500,000-pound guideline harvest level on the...

Fish Factor: Hatchery program under attack

Salmon that begin their lives in Alaska hatcheries often save the day for thousands of fishermen when returns of wild stocks are a bust. This year...

ADFG seine manager will winter in Anchorage

Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials say that Cordova seine fishery manager Charlie Russell will be working from Anchorage for this winter only,...

Fish Factor: Cell phones employed to bounty hunt for lost gear

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along...

Disaster relief approved for 2016 fishery

Disaster relief funding totally $56,361,332 are coming to Alaska in the wake of the low returns in the state’s 2016 Gulf of Alaska pink...

Popular fishery remains open through September 15

An advisory note from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reminds participants in the popular Prince William Sound shrimp fishery that the fishery...

No commercial opener for Copper River salmon fishery

Faced with a sonar count that is the ninth lowest on record since 1978, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the Copper...

Museum Memories

Throughout the ’40s and ’50s, a steady decrease in the numbers of fish taken statewide was noticed. In the Cordova region, canneries packed 527,000...