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Processing fish is a tough business

What a marvelous business is fishing and fish processing. Mike Erickson is the president of Alaska Glacier Seafoods. The plant is located in a 6,000-square-foot space behind Western Auto in Lemon...
Fish plant slated for Auke Nu Cove

...plant in Auke Bay this winter because the current facility is "bursting at the seams," company president and founder Mike Erickson said. The seven-year-old processing company has received the necessary permits for constructing a 9,000-square-foot...
Fish guts to meow mix

Two major Juneau fish processors are giving back to the cats and dogs with their fish waste. Mike Erickson, owner of Alaska Glacier Seafoods in Auke Bay, said the family-run operation is now using about 98 percent of the total incoming...
Photo: Better than bean counting

...Chum (hatchery). That's what is creating all this activity. Without them it would be pretty quiet here," said Mike Erickson, CEO of Alaska Glacier Seafoods. According to company data, last year Alaska produced 23 million pounds of salmon...
Tanner, king crab prices likely to drop this season

...opened its new plant at Auke Bay this week, hopes for 30 to 50 crab deliveries during the brief season, said owner Mike Erickson. Right now, boats are coming in from Lynn Canal, the west side of Douglas Island and later this week, Erickson...
Aid for fishing fleet dries up

...been able to quench the high demand for wild salmon in the Lower 48. "This next year could get even better," said Mike Erickson, co-owner of the Alaska Glacier Seafood plant in Auke Bay. "If it's true that salmon is turning the corner...
Salmon runs help keep processing company busy

...the clock to debone, filet and otherwise process the boatloads of salmon being brought in daily.Company president Mike Erickson seems in his glory as he takes visitors past the cleaning stations, where a machine lops off the fish heads and workers...
Fish plant slated for Auke Bay

...Highway. The company currently operates from a dock in Harris Harbor and shuttles fish to its warehouse in Lemon Creek. Mike Erickson, co-owner of Glacier Seafoods, said the owners chose to build in Auke Bay to have direct water access and the space...
New fish plant prepares to open get the building ready for the upcoming tanner crab season. Trying to stay clear of the construction crews was Mike Erickson, a Petersburg native who owns Alaska Glacier Seafoods, a small but fast-growing Juneau business, with his son...
Processor plans new Juneau plant in 2000

...Highway, Alaska Glacier Seafoods has outgrown its leased space due to ``a tremendous jump'' in business this year, Mike Erickson said. He doesn't expect to have the new plant open before late summer of 2000. But once it's open, he plans...


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