Oct 30, 2013
No sweeping changes in Pacific cod fisheries
The Alaska Board of Fisheries met last week to hash out proposals for the Pacific cod fisheries, but declined to make any of the substantial changes to state-water cod allocations that some fishermen were seeking.
Bairdi tanner crab fisheries closed in many areas for 2014
The small boat fleet got some bad, but not unexpected news that the Bairdi tanner crab fisheries in Kodiak, Chignik and the Alaska Peninsula will be closed for the 2014 season.
Anchorage Daily News
Laine Welch: Tanner fishery closure hurts small crabbers
The Bering Sea crab fleet was ready to head to the fishing grounds this weekend.
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Board of Fisheries set for annual work session
This undated photo provided by Kwik'pak Fisheries LLC. shows Humphrey Keyes removing a salmon from his net on the lower Yukon River in Alaska.
Pinks return in record numbers; that's not the case with other salmon
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is reporting that nearly 270 million fish were caught in the state this year, more than double last year's catch of 120 million fish and eclipsing the previous record of 222 million fish caught in 2005.