Supporting sustainable fisheries, one bite at a time

...supporting local, sustainable fishing through either researching sustainable fishing practices, or financially supporting local fishermen.Alaskan's Own sources seafood from around 20 fishermen in Sitka."The fish is not donated," emphasizes Lester...
One of two area wildfires out

...area on a scenic knoll that overlooks the ocean. The fire has likely been burning since at least June 27, when a local fisherman gillnetting for salmon saw smoke through the trees and alerted authorities.Thompson said neither of the fires were...
Letter: Getting fired up about unfair bycatch

...Gulf of Alaska have been reduced by only 15 percent or less over the same time period. In other words, Alaska's local fishermen are getting squeezed out of business, while factory trawlers catch and waste their fish.Over the past few years...
My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...time your favorite bar tried to use local beverages, or every time your favorite restaurant tried to get salmon from local fishermen, a group that was anti-coffee, anti-beer or anti-fish sued to stop them - and redoubled their efforts when...
Fish guts to meow mix

...plant are crab shells. Erickson said he hopes to be 100 percent efficient in the near future and is intrigued by local fisherman Craig Kasberg's new company Tidal Vision, which would purchase crab shell waste from fisheries and turn it into...
Crab shell socks: Coming soon to a retailer near you

...the approximately 50 percent of scrap left from each fish after processing has largely gone to waste.Until now.Local fisherman Craig Kasberg has long considered using the waste after his salmon is filleted and in May, the first products from...
Taku Smokeries needs more fish

...and jerky products, something we're using out of chum salmon." The company gets its resources from hundreds of local fishermen, mostly gillnetters. Taku Smokeries is a local company and exports about 40 percent of its fish, mostly to Asia...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...the board to shorten the fishing season for the red king crab and hanasaki king crab through-the-ice fishery. A local fisherman, Adem Paul Boeckmann, also asked the board to develop a guideline harvest level for the winter fishery.In the Bering...
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Around Town for Wednesday, Feb. 5

...Wednesday. Details: River dam discussion, 6 p.m., Silverbow Inn and Bakery. Local fishermen, recreation guides, business owners and other local leaders will host a reception and photo exhibit focused on the...
Photo: Catch of the Day

A local fisherman holds up his catch of the day Friday afternoon, two king salmon caught from the public dock adjacent DIPAC Macaulay Salmon Hatchery.


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