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Pollock pelagic trawl fishery opens Jan. 20

A directed commercial fisheries opener for walleye Pollock using pelagic trawl gear opens in Prince William Sound Area E at noon Jan. 20 with a guideline harvest level of 6.44 million pounds.

Veteran harvester speaks on the joys, challenges of fisheries

As a California college student back in the 1980s, Theresa Peterson decided to take a chance getting a job at a seafood cannery in Alaska for the summer. She figured that because she hates the cold, she would never go back again.

Obituary: Timothy J. Moore

Timothy J. Moore, age 65, of Homer, Alaska, passed peacefully from this world into the loving arms of Jesus, the Great Fisher of Men on Dec. 2, 2021.

Fish Factor: Panhandle joins in recycling of fishing nets

The Panhandle plans to be the next Alaska region to give new life to old fishing gear by sending it to plastic recycling centers....

House Fisheries Committee takes testimony on BOF nominees

In advance of scheduled confirmation hearings on nominees to the Board of Fisheries April 17 by the Alaska Legislature, the House Fisheries Committee on...

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,...

M/V Tustumena’s return now set for May 18

An unanticipated need for more repairs due to extensive steel wastage in the car deck has set back the M/V Tustumena’s return to service...

Focus remains on Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Hello from Juneau. With the Legislature now in its third month, it is a very active time in the Capitol. While committees debate legislation...

New agreement reached on coastwide halibut quota

Commissioners of the International Pacific Halibut Commission reached a new agreement in Victoria, British Columbia on Feb. 1 on a coast wide Pacific halibut...

Coast Guard officer dies after Homer crane incident

A 35-year-old Coast Guard member has died after a crane accident at the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer.Chief Warrant Officer Michael Kozloski, of...
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