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Thomas Bay THA to bring in 222,000 chum

NSRAA is forecasting a total run of 222,000 chum salmon in the Thomas Bay fishery. This year’s return will be the second return for this project and will be comprised of 3-year and 4-year old fish. A portion of the run may be harvested in common...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 27, 2020

NSRAA generates millions for commercial fishing

Steve Reifenstuhl, manager of the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, spoke at the annual Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Saturday on the organization's presence and...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    February 20, 2020

NSRAA manager to speak at chamber banquet

The general manager of Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association will be speaking about the hatchery programs throughout Southeast Alaska this Saturday at the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By Brian Varela    News    December 6, 2018

Joint meeting approves 40 million chum eggs to Thomas Bay

A joint Regional Planning Team (RPT) meeting was held on Thursday between the Northern Southeast Regional Planning Team (NSERPT) and the Southern Southeast Regional Planning Team (SSERPT) to discuss and vote on items regarding fisheries and salmon...

 

NSRAA meetings in November

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association Inc., (NSRAA) will hold its Fall Board of Directors meeting November 14-15, starting at 9:00 a.m. in the NSRAA conference room at 1308 Sawmill Creek Rd. in Sitka. Meetings are open to the... Full story

 

Crawfish Inlet catch sets statewide record

The purse seine fleet set a single day chum salmon catch record for the entire state with a haul of over 980,000 chum salmon taken at Crawfish Inlet south of Sitka on Thursday, Aug. 30 according to...

 

OVERVIEW: A great fishing fleet is facing another tough year

The Petersburg Rotary Club at its meeting last week was told that Petersburg needs success in salmon, black cod and halibut and added that market forces and resource returns have kept Petersburg facing numerous challenges over the past few years....

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Southeast Alaska hatchery to reopen with new owner

PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) – A hatchery in a small southeast Alaska community that closed down under a mountain of debt in 2014 has been purchased by a nonprofit organization that plans to produce chum and Chinook salmon at the site. The state had for...

 

To the Editor

Set the record straight To the Editor: Just to set the record straight, you really should have checked the accuracy of the statement made by Eric Castro in the April 20 edition of the Petersburg Pilot. Every single pound of seafood we process at...

 

NSRAA meeting notice

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association Inc., (NSRAA) will hold its spring board of directors meeting on March 8 – 9, starting at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be in the NSRAA conference room at 1308 Sawmill Creek Rd., Sitka and is open...

 
 By Jess Field    News    January 12, 2017

Chum release in Thomas Bay given green light

An application for an Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) permit alteration to release 40 million chum salmon in Thomas Bay brought forth by the Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association (NSRAA) has been approved. The application...

 
 By Jess Field    News    December 8, 2016

Assembly approves rezoning Sandy Beach lot

The borough assembly held a short meeting, lasting less than an hour, but covered multiple topics on Monday. The assembly passed an ordinance in its third and final reading to rezone a parcel located at 919 Sandy Beach Road. “It’s to be rezoned f...

 
 By Jess Field    News    December 1, 2016

Thomas Bay chum release gains support

Alaska Department of Fish and Game held its fall regional planning team (RPT) meeting in Juneau on Wednesday and unanimously supported releasing 40 million stock chum salmon in Thomas Bay north of Petersburg. The chum would come from Hidden Falls...

 

To the Editor

IFQ violations To the Editor: I am writing this letter in regards to the October 27 article “Two Petersburg vessels charged with IFQ violations.” I am the current owner/operator of the F/V Lone Fisherman. It is common for NOAA enforcement...

 

Petersburg's Class of 2016 graduates

Scholarships earned by this year's graduates Elks National MVS Scholarship Stuart Medalen Elks Nat'l Foundation Legacy Award Adanna Kvernvik Elks Scholastic Award Kylie Wallace, Stuart Medalen, Chaunc...

 

NSRAA to meet

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association Inc., (NSRAA) will hold its annual Board of Directors meeting on March 2 and 3 starting at 9:00 a.m. on both days. The meeting will be held this year at the NSRAA Boardroom, 1308 Sawmill Creek Rd,...

 
 By Jess Field    News    February 4, 2016

Chum release in Thomas Bay put on hold

A plan to release millions of chum fry in Thomas Bay, a popular sport fishing area for Petersburg locals, was put on hold in early December until more information on the potential affects of the proposal can be gathered. The request from the... Full story

 

NSRAA meeting notice

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, Inc., (NSRAA) will hold its Fall Board of Directors meeting at 9 am on Nov. 12 – 13 in the NSRAA conference room at 1308 Sawmill Creek Rd., Sitka. Meetings are open to the public. Copies of the...

 

Yesterday's News

July 24, 1915 – The Glacier Fish Company, which was organized by a number of substantial Tacoma business men about six months ago, has engaged Nels Nelson as buyer for this vicinity. Joseph Maddock, manager for the company, was a passenger for the...

 

NSRAA meetings on the schedule

Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association Inc., (NSRAA) will hold its Annual Board of Directors meeting on March 11 and 12 starting 9 a.m. both days at DIPAC, 2697 Channel Drive, Juneau. The agenda will include operational plans and...

 
 By Mary Koppes    News    August 14, 2014

Salmon fishing update Pink forecast right on track, Chums harvest disappointing

There has been an ebb and flow of boats in the harbor as the summer salmon season presses on. The Southeast drift gillnet fishery opened on July 6 with the challenge of overcoming a landslide on the Tahltan River in late May that caused a barrier to... Full story

 
 By Shelly Pope    News    June 21, 2012

Cold water a possible factor with low fish return

The Crystal Lake Hatchery began operation in Petersburg in 1973 and is one of the oldest operating hatcheries in southeast Alaska. “This hatchery was started as a sport fish hatchery,” Crystal...

 

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