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Alaska Fish Factor: Pacific Halibut Commission will set catch later this month

Wow, there is a lot of fishing going on across Alaska! Salmon is the heart of Alaska’s seafood industry but winter is when the fishing action...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Since 1991 the weekly Fish Factor column has highlighted Alaska’s seafood industry with its annual “Picks and Pans - a no holds barred look back...

 

Alaska Fish Factor: LED lights help guide salmon to openings in trawl nets

Low-cost LED lights can help Chinook salmon escape trawl nets. A 2020 study by the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission and NOAA’s Northwest...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Pacific halibut stock appears to be on an upswing and could result in increased catches for most regions in 2022. At the interim meeting of the...

 

Weak pink salmon harvest predicted next year

The 2022 pink salmon harvest is forecasted to be in the weak range in Southeast Alaska with an...

 

Yesterday's News

November 11, 1921 The laboratory equipment for instruction of the classes in general science in the Petersburg School and which was ordered several...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

It’s hard to believe, but Dungeness crab in the Gulf of Alaska is now Alaska’s largest crab fishery – a distinction due to the collapse of...

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Pollock protein noodles, southern-style Alaska wild wings, candied salmon ice cream, fish oils for pets, fish and chips meal kits and finfish...

 

Good news about tanner crab in Gulf of Alaska

Unlike in the Bering Sea, there's good news for crab in the Gulf of Alaska.   A huge cohort of...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    September 2, 2021

COVID-19 weekly update:

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases found in Alaska April 30 Between Feb. 1 and March 31, Alaska Department... Full story

 

Nutrition, Native ways and knowing where your fish comes from

Nutrition, Native ways and knowing where your fish comes from. That multi-message forms the nexus of a new partnership of the Bristol Bay Native...

 

Projected total 2021 salmon harvest is 190 million, 61% increase over 2020

Alaska’s salmon landings have passed the season’s midpoint and by August 7 the statewide catch had topped 116 million fish. State managers are...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 15, 2021

Sockeye catches at Bristol Bay topping one million fish seven days straight

“Unprecedented” is how fishery managers are describing sockeye catches at Bristol Bay, which topped one million fish for seven days straight at...

 

Senate GOP hails new Interior deputy as 'voice of reason'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily confirmed former Obama administration official Tommy Beaudreau as deputy secretary at the Interior Department...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 10, 2021

Fishery managers forecast statewide salmon catch topping 190 million salmon this year , 61% higher than 2020

Eager buyers are awaiting Alaska salmon from fisheries that are opening almost daily across the stat...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    June 3, 2021

Interest in growing kelp outpaces that of shellfish

Alaskan interest in growing kelp continues to outpace that of shellfish, based on applications...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    May 13, 2021

All eyes on early Cordova dock prices for Alaska's famous "first fresh salmon of the season" as indicator of wild salmon markets

Alaska’s 2021 salmon season officially starts on Monday, May 17 with a 12-hour opener for reds and kings at the Copper River! All eyes will be on...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 29, 2021

Compound in tires from road runoff may be a threat to salmon in Anchorage's most popular fishing streams

Are toxins from road runoff a threat to salmon in Anchorage’s most popular fishing streams? A Go Fund Me campaign has been launched so Alaskans can...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    April 15, 2021

Fish Factor: Maritime industry recruits Alaskans for seafaring jobs

Alaska fishermen displaced by the Covid pandemic are being recruited for seafaring jobs aboard U.S. cargo barges, tankers, towboats, military support...

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 25, 2021

Alaska Fish Factor

Halibut prices for Alaska fishermen for 2021 have started out significantly higher than last year, despite sluggish demand and transportation logjams...

 

Guest Commentary: Help keep our plant operating

By Patrick Wilson, retiring OBI Seafoods Petersburg plant manager and Nik Wendel, current OBI... Full story

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    March 4, 2021

Alaska Fish Factor: March 6 is opening for Pacific halibut fishery; more interest seen in buying shares of popular fish

The Pacific halibut fishery opens on March 6 and increased catch limits combined with a cautiously optimistic outlook for the near future have fanned...

 

"Eye-popping" seafood sales continue; One Alaska king salmon worth same as two barrels of oil

Seafood sales “are on fire” in America’s supermarkets and one king salmon from Southeast Alaska is worth the same as two barrels of oil....

 

Alaska Fish Factor

Pacific halibut harvesters got some rare good news last week: increased catches in 2021 along with a longer fishing season. At its annual meeting that...

 

Single biggest hit to fishermen from Covid-19 virus is lower dock prices, according to Alaska and West Coast harvesters

The single biggest hit to fishermen from the Covid-19 virus is lower dock prices, according to...

 

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