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Tag: halibut

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...

Local Fish Fund offers options to young fishermen

A new lender is offering loans to young Alaska fishermen who want to buy into the halibut and sablefish fisheries, and repayment is based...

ASMI reports to House Fisheries Committee

In its update to the Alaska House Fisheries Committee, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute had good news about Asian market sales and the appeal...

Polar bear birthday treats

In honor of the Alaska Zoo’s annual polar bear birthday party in Anchorage on Jan. 19, Copper River Seafoods built a huge seafood filled ice cake:...

Some harvesters will pay more for federal fisheries management

Fishermen in Alaska who own catch shares of halibut, sablefish and Bering Sea crab will pay more to the federal government to cover 2018...

IPHC meets Jan. 28-Feb. 1

Preparations are ongoing for the 95th session of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, to be held Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 at the Fairmont...

Harvesters bracing for more cuts to halibut harvest

Alaska fishermen are bracing for more cuts to their halibut harvest next year. Results of this year’s surveys showed that the Pacific stock from California...

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...

Baja Taco expansion under way

It began in 1989 as a place down near the harbor to purchase savory fish tacos. Liz Pudwill had sampled this delicious fare while on...

NOAA fisheries names two alternate IPHC commissioners

NOAA Fisheries has announced the reappointment of Bob Alverson, director of the Fishing Vessel Owners Association in Seattle, and the appointment of Richard Yamada,...