Tag: quota

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...

Innovative fish fund aids next generation of harvesters

An innovative fisheries loan program a decade in the making has begun providing financial aid for young harvesters and community-based vessel owners through a...

Feds to slow harvest of skates as fishermen near quota

The federal government is cutting down on the harvest of skate wings because fishermen are nearing their quota for the seafood item.Skate wings are...

Red king crab catch complete in Bristol Bay

Commercial harvesters brought in 6,588,452 pounds of Bristol Bay red king crab in a season that concluded in mid-November, close enough to the 6,601,000-pound-quota...

NOAA proposes halibut reallocation program

A proposed rule filed with the Federal Register would authorize formation of a recreational quota entity that could purchase and hold commercial halibut quota...

Bristol Bay red king crab quota set at 6.6 million pounds

Commercial harvesters of Bristol Bay red king have been given a total allowable catch of 6.6 million pounds for the fishing season slated to...

Feds review annual whaling quotas for Alaska Native hunters

ANCHORAGE — Federal officials are reviewing annual catch limits for 11 Alaska Native communities whose subsistence hunters are authorized to harvest bowhead whales.The National...

NPFMC okays plan for charter halibut RQE

Federal fisheries managers have decided to move ahead with a plan to create a charter halibut recreational quota entity that could be up and...

Pace of modernizing North Pacific fleet accelerates

Modernizing the North Pacific commercial fishing fleet, which plays a critical role in Alaska fisheries, is an increasingly important issue for Washington’s maritime industry,...
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