Tag: Fishery

About 15% of the Quota Taken as the Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery Opens

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The nets went into the water for the first opening of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery Saturday afternoon for two and a...

Sitka Sac Roe Herring Fishery On Two-Hour Notice

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The Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery is on two hour notice. Two-hour notice means when a fishery is called, officials will give the fleet a minimum of two hours to get into position.

Herring Limit Jumps After ADF&G Adjusts Ages

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It could be a record year, at least in volume, for the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery. A forecast released last week predicts the biggest harvest ever, at 29,000 tons.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

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Coming up this week more money from the feds for fishery stock assessment is in the pipeline, Metlakatla's salmon fishery gets certified by the MSC, and NOAA Fisheries wants to hear your voice. All that, and studying how permits get dispersed among the fleet.

Hatchery Reports Sea Cucumber Spawning Success

An Alaska hatchery has figured out how to get sea cucumbers to reproduce in captivity. It’s an important development in an effort that could help the Southeast commercial dive fishery.

Alaska News Nightly: July 21, 2011

Glacial Outburst Floods Mendenhall Lake, River, Emergency Towing System Tried on Cruise Ship, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches, New Law Banning Synthetic Marijuana Goes Into Effect, and more...

Bering Sea Polluck Fleet Avoiding Areas North of Unimak Pass

The Pollock trawl fleet is now avoiding fishing areas north of Unimak Pass in the Bering Sea because its bycatch of Chum Salmon went up.

Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order

The largest king salmon subsistence fishery in the State will close for four days amid concerns that not enough fish are reaching their spawning grounds.

Alaska News Nightly: June 14, 2011

Kuskokwim River Closed to King Salmon Fishing by Emergency Order, State Closes Anchor River to Fishing, AK Pride Pays Forward Their ‘Today’ Show Donations, Redistricting Board Holds Ceremonial Signing of Plan, and more...

Port Moller Test Fishery to Start on Friday

Late this week a fishing vessel begins sampling the fish headed into Bristol Bay past Port Moller.