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Salmon season might miss forecast

...trawlers hit unexpectedly hit their cap on May 3, shutting down the groundfish fishery. In June, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted 10-1 to allocate 1,600 more king salmon to the non-pollock trawlers and allow them to begin...
Southeast trollers get bad news from ADF&G

...opening.For trollers - most of whom reside in Southeast Alaska, according to data collected by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council - the announcement is bad news. Pink and red salmon prices are down, but king salmon remain highly valued...
Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...that's already here, ocean and fishery management has to evolve with it.Steve...approach," he said.The Pacific Fishery Management Council, he said, is responsible for regional fishery management.In 2013, the council adopted...
Context, respect vital to fishery management

...chinook salmon management and recent action by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to curb bycatch of chinook by the pollock trawl fleets...Department of Fish and Game and is a member of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
Alaskans may be booted from crucial halibut vote

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will spend the first four days of its weeklong meeting in Sitka beginning Wednesday deciding on a series of deep cuts in...
Halibut anger lands on wrong target

In Tuesday's 'My Turn' feature, Mr. Grutter states that the North Pacific Fishery Management Council halibut bycatch reductions approved in June are a 'non-action.' He may be disappointed with the outcome, but the...
Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted 6-3 on Sunday afternoon in Sitka to cut by 25 percent the amount of halibut that pollock and cod trawlers can catch...
Empire Editorial: North Pacific council didn't do enough to protect Alaska's halibut fishermen

It's not just how much you catch. It's how you catch it.Last weekend, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted 6-3 to reduce the halibut bycatch cap in the Bering Sea by 21 percent, and 25 percent among the most important...
Pollock catch limits increase

ANCHORAGE - The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has good news for Alaska's groundfish fishery. Total allowable catch limits are way up for 2011. The council annually...
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Alaska Editorial: Fishery research a crucial investment

...discussion turned toward salmon fishery management.At issue on the Peninsula...Pacific Decadal Oscillation.Fishery management has always been part science...decisions possible about future fishery management, not just for Cook Inlet...


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