Tag: king

Norton Sound red king crab fishery GHL set at 27,328 pounds

Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologists have set a harvest of 27,328 pounds for the 2022 commercial Norton Sound winter red king crab fishery, for which there were eight permit holders, but no buyers, as of mid-February.

King Cove renews effort for link to Cold Bay

Eight years and 157 medevacs after their effort to complete an Aleutians medical evacuation route to the all-weather airport at Cold Bay were struck down, residents of King Cove are hoping Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will find reasons to make the route a reality.

Copper River salmon harvest flows into marketplace

Happy days are here again for seafood aficionados hankering for a taste of fresh Copper River sockeye and Chinook salmon.

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...

Seafood, marine oils may reduce number of premature births

Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for nearly 1 million deaths annually. Now there...

Study says hatcheries put $600 M into economy

An economic study produced for eight private nonprofit hatchery associations, including Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp., says these salmon hatcheries pump $600 million into...

Silvers still running as season ebbs

Those silvers just keep on coming.As September and the commercial season for wild salmon harvests ebbs, fishermen are still harvesting coho salmon in the...

Statewide harvest was 31 percent below forecast

For many engaged in fisheries, it’s been a challenging year, as confirmed by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s new report that the...

PWS commercial catch tops 3.5M fish

Commercial harvests in Prince William Sound have reached 3.5 million salmon, even as the surge in the catch in late June slowed somewhat in...

Harvesters, processors help state track Chinooks

This year’s Copper River king salmon run has been a glimmer of hope in an otherwise dire looking Copper River flats season. With 7,240...
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