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Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...harvested, that's another thing," explained Kurt Iverson, the Research and Planning project leader at the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.Likewise, there is an important distinction between fishery poundage and values. Some are...
Flooded by debt, Kake salmon hatchery to close

...The fish coming out of here getting caught by the commercial fisheries ... are a direct benefit to the community...program there."It's a tremendous benefit for the commercial fisheries of Southeast to be able to increase production...
My Turn: Far-fetched scenarios possible if EPA's power left unchecked

...region, and throughout my career I have demonstrated my steadfast support for subsistence, recreational, and commercial fisheries in our state. I understand and agree with many of the concerns raised about the potential Pebble mine. That's...
Half-shell hopes

KAKE - Timber, construction and commercial fisheries are down, the cannery closed decades ago, and the salmon hatchery here is closing next month. The Organized Village of Kake...
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Douglas office relocating

...will remain the same. For more information, contact the Division of Sport Fish, 465-4270; the Division of Commercial Fisheries, 465-4250; or the Division of Wildlife Conservation, 465-4265.
Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...and Jeffrey were not qualified for their positions."Kodiak is full of some of the most intelligent people in commercial fisheries issues, there's such a breadth of knowledge. I'm just very surprised that this is the best person they could...
Herring Rock marks traditional harvest

...rock had spawn around it. Every bay had spawn around it," Hope said. "It was amazing."After decades of the commercial fishery, Hope said, the herring spawn no longer sprawls across the harbor the way he remembers it.Hope said the sac...
Fish Board considers Cook Inlet proposals

...meeting."Everybody's well aware of what's at hand with this meeting," said Katie Sechrist of the state Commercial Fisheries Information Office.The state is predicting a king salmon run "well below average" this summer.Set-netters...
Federal government needs to protect Bristol Bay fishery an economic disaster for Bristol Bay and its commercial fishery. Even without accident, mining on the scale of...sustainable returns of salmon. The Bristol Bay commercial fishery has been in existence for 125 years, following...
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG

...sockeye returns large enough to support viable commercial fisheries and a growing population that relies on the personal...are now required in many non-king mixed species commercial fisheries in an effort to reduce king catch.Just as commercial...
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