Tag: pink

Copper River forecast: 928,000 sockeyes

State fisheries biologists are forecasting another challenging year for commercial harvesters of wild Copper River sockeye salmon, but a better than average even year harvest of wild pink salmon in Prince William Sound.

Wild pink salmon came in stronger than expected

Prince William Sound’s 2021 commercial salmon fishery proved challenging in the midst of a second year of the global novel coronavirus pandemic and increasing climate change, with harvesters delivering nearly 70 million salmon valued at an estimated $121.49 million.

Pink salmon disaster relief grant delayed to July 1

As I write this, it is Wednesday morning, June 5. It was anticipated that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) might release grant funding to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) for distribution by this past Saturday.

Promising news on pink salmon disaster relief funds

As the season is either underway or close at hand for many of you, I wanted to provide a short update about where we are with the 2016 pink salmon disaster relief funding.

Salmon permit value up, buying, selling, trading brisk

Nearly all Alaska salmon permits have gone up in value since last fall and buying/selling/trading action is brisk.“We’re as busy as we’ve ever been...

Fisheries issues moving through House

Dear Friends and Neighbors,A lot transpired in the Legislature this past week and there is quite a bit on this week’s agenda. Here is...

Southeast pink salmon forecast cause for concern, conservation

By Jenny Weis For The Cordova TimesAs the days grow longer and summer plans start to materialize, “18 million” is a number on the mind...

Approval for pink salmon disaster funding expected soon

Approval of the disaster relief application process for harvesters impacted by the 2016 pink salmon disaster is now estimated to be about three weeks...

GOA expedition seeks to understand climate change impact on salmon

An international expedition focused on better understanding how climate change is impacting salmon in the Gulf of Alaska is underway through mid-March, with a...

Government shutdown delays salmon disaster relief funding

Dear Friends and Neighbors,I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!It has been a while since my last update and I...
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