Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association

Scientists, managers and public connect at Kachemak Bay Science Conference

In an ideal world, science would enlighten us about how the things around us work, and managers would use that knowledge to steward resources in… Continue reading

 

Cordova tops in state with most commercial fishing boats

United Fishermen of Alaska has released an updated comprehensive look at commercial fishing statewide with an interactive map detailing the specifics for the year 2013… Continue reading

 

Judge orders fishing group to pay part of lawsuit costs

A judge ruled June 25 that a commercial fishing group should pay part of the state of Alaska’s legal costs for the lawsuit regarding management… Continue reading

 

UFA names new officers, exec committee members

The United Fishermen of Alaska, the largest statewide commercial fishing industry trade association representing 36 member organizations, announces the re-election of Jerry McCune of Cordova… Continue reading

New fisheries group plots strategy

Resources for All Alaskans, a group formed to combat a proposed initiative to ban commercial setnet fishing in certain parts of the state, met in… Continue reading

Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association hoping purchase of hatchery will revitalize fishery

Pink salmon fishing in Lower Cook Inlet could soon be revitalized as the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association finalized its purchase of the Port Graham Hatchery… Continue reading

Fishery stakeholders share concerns

Kenai Peninsula salmon fishery stakeholders addressed a variety of issues at a Senate Resources Committee hearing in Juneau Monday, including changes to the Board of… Continue reading

Kenai king genetics results ‘unreliable,’ says ADFG

The Alaska Board of Fisheries began a marathon 14-day meeting on Upper Cook Inlet salmon fishery issues on Jan. 30, and by mid-day Monday had… Continue reading

Board of Fisheries gets earful

ANCHORAGE — After two full days of public testimony, the Board of Fisheries has heard from the bulk of the 234 people signed up to… Continue reading

Fishing group finds common ground among different users

The Alaska Salmon Alliance, a group that was formed by Cook Inlet processors to promote science-based fishery management in Cook Inlet, came to Homer for… Continue reading

Fishermen prepare for upcoming BOF talks

United Cook Inlet Drift Association is holding a series of meetings to prepare its members and other upper Cook Inlet salmon fishermen for the upcoming… Continue reading

ASA seeks solutions in fisheries debate

It is part of what makes our state and community distinctive: Alaska’s wild salmon runs.  They differentiate us from almost all other coastal regions in… Continue reading

Cook Inlet’s commercial fisheries define region’s culture, traditions

Summer is almost here and there is a very obvious tension on the Kenai Peninsula related to the role of salmon in local communities and… Continue reading

Fish research funds top $12 million

Fisheries projects throughout the state received a boost in the budget that passed the Legislature.The budget is still subject to Parnell’s approval, so not every… Continue reading

Salmon lessons not by the book

When it comes to salmon, southern Kenai Peninsula students get an opportunity to set aside textbooks in favor of some hands-on learning, thanks to the… Continue reading

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