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Fish Factor: Halibut, sablefish and Tanner crab fisheries underway

March means more fishing boats are out on the water with the start of the Pacific halibut and sablefish (black cod) fisheries on March 6, followed by Alaska’s first big herring fishery at Sitka Sound. A Tanner crab fishery kicked off on March 1 at Prince William Sound with a 61,800-pound catch limit. It could run through March 31 unless the quota is taken earlier.

Price of fish has big impact on Alaska economy

Why should every Alaskan budget watcher care about the price of fish?Because when the price at the docks goes up by just one penny,...

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...

ASMI reports to House Fisheries Committee

In its update to the Alaska House Fisheries Committee, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute had good news about Asian market sales and the appeal...

Some harvesters will pay more for federal fisheries management

Fishermen in Alaska who own catch shares of halibut, sablefish and Bering Sea crab will pay more to the federal government to cover 2018...

Fisheries meetings coming up in Seattle, Dillingham

Fish watch Some major Alaska fisheries are winding down for the year, while others are still going strong.In Southeast, a fishery opened on November 8...

Fish Factor: Stocks appear to be heading north

Catches for next year’s groundfish fisheries reflect ups and downs for Alaska’s key species – Pollock and cod – and the stocks appear to...

Fish Factor: Hatchery program under attack

Salmon that begin their lives in Alaska hatcheries often save the day for thousands of fishermen when returns of wild stocks are a bust. This year...

Trade war impacts seafood going to and from China

Trump’s trade war now includes tariffs on seafood going to and from China.China is Alaska’s biggest seafood buyer purchasing 54 percent of Alaska seafood...

Fish Factor: Projections out for summer fishing season

Alaska’s 2018 salmon season officially got underway this week with the first 12-hour opener on May 17 for sockeyes and kings returning to the...
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