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My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...seafood were pulled from the waters surrounding Alaska in 2012. This world-class catch generated $1.7 billion in exvessel value and earned Alaska the title of top U.S. seafood producer. We provide more than 55 percent of U.S. domestic...
Timber, roads and death

...commission should consider as a condition of approval of the petition that Edna Bay enact a 10 percent tax on the exvessel value of all timber harvested within the boundaries delineated in the petition."The commission did not take that suggestion...
Salmon price hikes made 2010 a good season despite average catch numbers

...paycheck in 18 years. The preliminary 2010 estimate indicates that the harvest generated $533.9 million, the highest exvessel value of any season since 1992." It stated, however, that these funds were not distributed evenly, with 55 percent...
Salmon harvest was third largest on record

...Fisheries Deputy Director Geron Bruce said. The total exvessel value of the 2005 salmon harvest was $23 million higher...the preseason forecast of 25.6 million fish. The exvessel value of $91.3 million was nearly $15 million more than...
Sport fishing should not be regulated

...were harvested in Southeast by commercial fisheries, according to the 2003 Alaska Commercial Salmon Harvests and Exvessel Values. Southeast subsistence sockeye harvest only accounts for 4.1 percent of the total harvest (64,670 out of 1...
Fish forecast shows sockeye looking up

...since 1960. Chum salmon were the most valuable species in Southeast Alaska according to the report, with a total exvessel value of $37 million. District 1 had above average returns of pink salmon, making it the hot spot last year. So, what...


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