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NPFMC needs to adopt more holistic approach to management, advisor says.
The Bristol Bay salmon run was well above the 20-year average for yet another year for sockeye, but a poor king salmon run led to… Continue reading
Tanner, opilio crab quotas cut on top of cancellation of fall king crab fishery.
Bad weather, lots of quota unfished causing high prices
Dillingham sets new rules exempting visiting seafood workers from quarantine if vaccinated.
The halibut season is off to a slow start in Homer, with so few deliveries that National Marine Fisheries Service doesn’t list the landings because… Continue reading
Pandemic regulations extended another season allowing medical transfers of IFQ
Missed fuel delivery hurts crab fishermen seeking to refuel at St. Paul
Fish and Game predicts a 61% increase in salmon catches, mostly pinks
Gross proposes extending state waters to 12 miles
Pandemic work conditions prevented mass mailings of IFQ permits
Three surveys will look at financial impacts before and during the pandemic
Pandemic impact in Bristol Bay alone estimated at $30-40 million
Sablefish numbers are too small for market but still must be retained under IFQ regulations
Area 3A, the central Gulf of Alaska, gets 8.95 million pounds for the commercial sector and 1.95 million pounds for the charter sector.
First Nations pressured Canadian government to move salmon farming to closed, land based systems
Bates family of Halibut Cove wins mariculture Farm Family of the Year.
Delay of pollock season will allow roe to ripen, making fish more valuable.
Sitka Tribe of Alaska claimed state wasn’t providing “reasonable opportunity” in herring roe harvest.
Looking back at 2020, commercial fishing suffered economic losses from pandemic, other factors.