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Southeast pink salmon harvest fails to meet predictions

KETCHIKAN - Officials have reduced the estimate for Southeast Alaska's pink salmon harvest by almost 30 million fish as the summer fishery wraps up its season.Monday's purse seine opening will likely be the last of...
Salmon season might miss forecast

The state's salmon harvest topped 160 million fish over the weekend, but it's questionable...the bottom end of that range.In an average year, Southeast's salmon harvest peaks in what ADFG calls "statistical week 32," or between Aug...
Putting up fish part III: Fishing options

...limits for sockeye in the Situk to 6 per day, 12 in possession. Emergency Orders also announce changes at terminal salmon harvest areas. In terminal harvest areas it's assumed that all the fish are headed for the hatchery so there are more liberal...
From bust to boom: Bristol Bay late red surge continues

...bumped Alaska's statewide red salmon harvest near the sizable 2014 total in...July 22, the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon harvest totaled 34.9 million fish...that puts the statewide sockeye salmon harvest at 42.2 million fish. This...
Hydaburg resident, tribal leader wins environmental award

...fifteen years later, it remains a scientifically rigorous program that guides the tribe's management of subsistence salmon harvest.Christianson also led the Hydaburg traditional ecological knowledge project, which systematically collected information...
My Turn: Home runs: Celebrating Southeast Alaska's salmon forests

...harvest and 25 percent of all commercially-caught salmon on the Pacific coast. A full 95 percent of Alaska's pink salmon harvest and 80 percent of our coho are wild runs born and raised on the streams, rivers and estuaries of the Tongass National...
ERC Editorial: Farmed Atlantic salmon for sale in Juneau - what's up with that? Indeed, for the last four years running, Southeast Alaska has been home to the largest and most lucrative salmon harvest in the state.Farmed salmon is an absolute threat to Alaska's commercial fishing industry. Escaped Atlantic salmon...
Sealaska talks sustainability, shared success at conference

...protecting other resources, like the salmon streams."We're doing everything possible to not negatively affect salmon harvests," Mallott said. "We're working with the fishing industry and with scientists."Sealaska isn't just a timber...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...that forecasting the 2015 pink salmon harvest in Southeast "was made higher than any other pink salmon harvest since commercial fisheries began...improved our ability to forecast pink salmon harvests in Southeast Alaska," Heinl...
2013 saw largest salmon harvest ever

...a pink salmon. Last year's salmon harvest was Alaska's largest ever...behind 1988's $724 million salmon harvest, according to ASMI's numbers...Biology and economics drove 2013's salmon harvest success, Fick said. The stars...


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