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 By Patrick Fowler    News    January 9, 2020

Petersburg Fishing Report

While some anglers may hang up their fishing rods until Spring, don't forget about the many angling opportunities that exist throughout the winter. Remember to purchase your 2020 fishing...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    January 2, 2020

2019: Year in Review

January Following the shutdown of the U.S. government on Dec. 22, 2018, the U.S. Coast Guard stated it would continue offering essential services. The borough assembly approved $600,000 for a new...

 

Court report

Nov. 19 – Helen Ann Olson was granted permission to travel out of state. The defendant was ordered to sign a waiver of extradition. Eric Ryan Luna entered a guilty plea to a charge of violating conditions of release at a change of plea hearing....

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 21, 2019

Petersburg to host NMFS hearing

The borough assembly requested Dec. 6 at 3 P.M. as the date for a public hearing with the National Marine Fisheries Service on the humpback whale critical habitat proposed rule. NMFS recently publishe...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 7, 2019

Assembly requests NMFS meeting

The borough assembly approved a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service on Monday that requests the organization hold a public hearing in Petersburg to allow community members to express...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    October 31, 2019

Crab run outshines salmon harvest in SE

This year's salmon harvest came in below expectations in Southeast Alaska with a particularly bad chum salmon run, but the Dungeness crab fishery kept cannery crews and fishermen busy. "It was a...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

They are certainly cute but the voracious appetites of sea otters continue to cause horrendous damage to some of Southeast Alaska’s most lucrative fisheries.  How best to curtail those impacts will be the focus of a day long stakeholders...

 

Petersburg Fishing Report

As the snow line creeps lower on the mountainside there’s no doubt that winter is fast approaching. While some anglers may hang up their fishing rods until spring, don’t forget about the many angling opportunities that exist throughout the...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Hundreds of fishery stakeholders and scientists will gather in Anchorage next week as the state Board of Fisheries (BOF) begins its annual meeting cycle with a two-day work session. The seven-member BOF sets the rules for the state’s subsistence,...

 

Two Petersburg fishermen charged with commercial fishing violations

On September 11, Hunt Parr, Sr., 63, of Petersburg was issued a summons by Alaska State Troopers for commercial fishing the closed waters of District 6A. Parr is the permit holder aboard the F/V...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

"Unpredictable" is the way salmon managers describe Alaska's 2019 salmon season, with "very, very interesting" as an aside. The salmon fishery is near its end, and a statewide catch of nearly 200...

 

Dungeness crab fishery closes

PETERSBURG - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced that the summer season for the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Registration Area A (Southeast) will close by regulation at 11:59...

 

Court report

May 30 — Ivan Antonio Gil entered a guilty plea to a charge of DUI. The court sentenced the defendant to 30 days/27 suspended home confinement, a $1,500 fine, $200 in surcharges, $66 for cost of imprisonment, 90 days license revocation, 6 months...

 
 By Caleb Vierkant    News    July 18, 2019

Part 1: Fight between fishermen and sea otters

Sea otters are considered by many people to be an adorable animal, an important part of the ecosystem, and also a nuisance that is threatening other marine life populations in Southeast Alaska. In...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 27, 2019

Alaska Fish Factor: New Alaska law has turned thousands of AK fishing vessels into lawbreakers

A well-intended new Alaska law has gone awry from a botched roll out that has turned thousands of Alaskan fishing vessel, tender, barge and sport fish operators into lawbreakers. Since the start of 2019, all vessels over 24 feet are required to be...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 20, 2019

Alaska Fish Factor

Salmon dominates the summer fishing headlines but it’s among many other fisheries going on throughout the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. Alaska’s salmon season has gotten off to a mixed start, with strong catches in some regions over the past...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

When most people think of Alaska crab, they envision huge boats pulling up “7 bys” for millions of pounds of bounty in the Bering Sea. (7 bys refers to the 7’x7’x3’ size of the crab pots.) But it is the smaller, local crab fisheries that...

 

Dungie fishing closes

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces that the season for the commercial Dungeness crab fishery in Registration Area A (Southeast) will close in most areas by regulation at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018, consistent with 5 AAC...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Alaska salmon fishermen harvested 114.5 million fish during the 2018 season for a payout of $595 million at the docks. That’s down 13 percent from the value of last year’s salmon catch. A preliminary wrap up of the 2018 salmon season by the...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    November 1, 2018

Sealaska, PIA to teach sea otter skin sewing class to strengthen cultural identity

Sealaska and Petersburg Indian Association are holding a sea otter skin sewing class from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3 to give native Alaskans the opportunity to become closer to their roots. "Alaskan...

 

Assembly candidates

Bill Tremblay General Information Name: Bill Tremblay Age: 64 Experience: My past experience includes 9 years on the Petersburg City Council (1999-2007), and 2 1/2 years on the City Council for...

 

Fish Factor: Sea cucumbers have been used in traditional Chinese medicine to help aid in many different health problems

As Alaska’s salmon season draws to a close, lots of fall fisheries are just getting underway from Ketchikan to the Bering Sea. Southeast is one of Alaska’s busiest regions for fall fishing, especially for various kinds of shellfish. Nearly...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Pollock skins tested for use in creative new ways

Cell phones are being used by fishermen to bounty hunt for lost fishing gear for pay. California fishermen created the retrieval project last year along with the Nature Conservancy to get ropes, buoys, pots and anchors out of the water after the...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: Researchers hopeful cod fish stock recovering

Tiny cod fish are reappearing around Kodiak. Researchers aim to find out if it is a blip, or a sign that the stock is recovering after warming waters caused the stocks to crash. Alaska's seafood...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 19, 2018

Alaska Fish Factor

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 exports last year valued at $1.3 billion. On July 6 a 25 percent tariff went into effect...

 

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