Tag: Norton Sound

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.

Warm temperatures impacting Norton Sound crab harvest

Norton Sound’s winter commercial red king crab fishery, which opened Feb. 25 with a guideline harvest level of 12,048 pounds, is progressing slowly due...

Fish Factor: NFI project shows trickle down effects of tariffs

Seafood faces and places -A Seafood, Sea Jobs video campaign is taking its message on trade to the people who make policy decisions. The project was...

Red king crab adds class to appetizer offerings

Bristol Bay red king crab, in relatively short supply this winter, is a popular ingredient in a number of seafood appetizers being created by...

Fish Factor: Season may be a bust for most harvesters

Alaska’s salmon fisheries continue to lag alarmingly in several regions, with overall catches down by a third from the same time last year.The single...

NSEDC shares fisheries profits

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp. is giving each of its 15-member communities a mid-year share of $133,333 to meet significant current needs.The announcement May...

Reduced catch brings record prices for crab

Alaska crabbers are hauling back pots from the Panhandle to the Bering Sea, and reduced catches are resulting in record prices for their efforts.The...

CDQ crab fishery opens in Norton Sound

In the wake of a fast moving winter commercial king crab fishery, the community development quota for red king crab in Norton Sound opened...

NSEDC salutes St. Lawrence region

Norton Sound Economic Development Corp.’s newest fishing tender, scheduled to go into service in June 2017, will bear the name T/V St. Lawrence, a...

Six Norton Sound firms win grants from CDQ

Six Norton Sound entrepreneurs have been awarded a total of $160,000 in Small Business Initiative grants through a program now in its eighth year...
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