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Southeast has record tanner crab harvest

...last month, KFSK reported.The largest catches came from the northern end of Southeast, according to state biologist Joe Stratman. He said the harvest was akin to last year but not as big as the 2000-2001 season."This 1.25 million pound harvest...
Farmed salmon are showing up again in Alaska waters

...this month. Many of the Atlantic salmon discovered in Southeast have been found by Fish and Game port samplers such as Joe Stratman from Petersburg. "A skipper will come up to us with a strange-looking fish," Stratman said. "Then occasionally...
Fishery managers concerned about soft-shell crab catch

...Feb. 20, expecting to exceed the 260,000-pound harvest level. Fish and Game Shellfish Management Project Leader Joe Stratman did express a concern. "One thing we noticed in the East Central fishery was that a lot of the crab the permit holders...
ADF&G announces Tanner, golden king crab closings

...will be determined by how quickly harvest guideline levels are filled. Fish and Game Shellfish Manager Project Leader Joe Stratman said some areas may close in a week while others will be open a few months, depending on the harvest levels.
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Red king crab fishery closed

...Spencer, is 13,075 pounds. A management plan and regulations bars fishing below a 200,000-pound threshold, said Joe Stratman, shellfish management project leader for ADF&G. "So obviously we are way under that," he said. The biomass of...
Juneau personal use king crab fishery opens Friday

...crab fisheries contact Tingley at 465-4243. For crab fisheries outside 11A contact Adam Messmer at 465-4853 or Joe Stratman at 772-5238.The red and blue crab fishery is an annual fishery. There was a short fishery in 2010 and the fishery...
King crab fishery opens for locals

...Fish and Game biologist Adam Messmer said. For more information, contact Messmer at 907-465-4853 or biologist Joe Stratman at 907-772-5238. Personal use and commercial fishing for king crab in area 11A will remain closed for the year...
Fishermen on marks for crab opening

...Department of Fish and Game expects the fishing effort to be high in Frederick Sound area, Shellfish Management Specialist Joe Stratman said. Many Juneau fishermen have not targeted Frederick Sound as past stocks were even throughout the districts and...


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