Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tag: halibut

Fish Factor: Ante is up for shares of halibut catch

As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in...

Obama appoints Behnken to IPHC

Fisheries veteran Linda Behnken, of Sitka, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association, named by President Obama on Nov. 3 as a U.S....

NPFMC progresses with halibut issues

Federal fisheries managers took additional steps at their October meeting on halibut issues ranging from leasing of individual fishery shares to prohibited species catch...

Halibut, wood boats share festival honors

Under sunny autumn skies, the 24th annual Wooden Boat Festival and Alaska Marine Conservation Council’s Halibut Festival joined forces Sept. 8-11 in Homer, to...

Wilson joins IPHC as executive director

A former official with the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission has become the seventh executive director of the International Pacific Halibut Commission. David Wilson, whose appointment...

Grants available for groundfish studies

Funds totaling $500,000 are available from the Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for research projects in 2017 in...

Weekend event is a salute to halibut and vintage wooden fishing...

Sea shanties, fish poetry, a community fish fry, a presentation on halibut ecology by Claude Dykstra of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, and more...

Fishermen snag nearly 400-pound halibut

PETERSBURG — It wasn't a record breaker, but it was still a helluva halibut. Petersburg radio station KFSK reports (http://bit.ly/2b8JfBE) that fishermen Brian Mattson and...