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Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...Daily News-Miner.An international treaty mandates that at least 42,500 Chinooks must get to Canada, but Alaska fishery managers have only managed that goal in two of the past four years.Between 118,000 and 140,000 Chinooks were projected...
Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

...lot of those are in the 76-degree range."In Idaho, an emergency declaration earlier this month allowed state fisheries managers to capture endangered Snake River sockeye destined for central Idaho and take them to a hatchery to recover in cooler...
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Kenai River late-run kings looking better than recent lows

...Through July 19, the official Kenai River commercial sockeye harvest totals 825,000, according to ADFG commercial fishery manager Pat Shields. Harvest totals through July 21 have not yet been added, but Shields said they put the total at just...
Yukon River chinook salmon run weaker than expected

...2014, when fishing was heavily restricted.The escapement goal for this year stands at 42,500 chinook salmon. Fishery managers report early-season chinook and chum on a Lower Yukon river are on track.This summer's chum run has been average...
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...Conservation and Management Act that he said will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. defending his bill. He said the changes allow fishery managers to address the economic needs of fishermen.The...
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...added.The agency is proposing dividing up the population of humpback whales into 14 separate categories, and fisheries managers say 10 of those should be removed from the endangered list. Two will remain listed as threatened, and two others...
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...personal-use and subsistence users, processors and fishery managers to get together and talk about issues likely to crop up this summer.Fishery managers are again going to be challenged to conserve king...
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

Federal fisheries managers on Tuesday unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and...
Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...R-Alaska, has proposed a bill to change the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fishery managers with more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. The bill includes a provision that fishery regulators should be...
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...Management Act that he says will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding...said the changes will allow fishery managers to address the economic needs...provide real-time information to fishery managers and cut down on the sometimes...


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