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ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16 banner harvests in Russia and the recovery of farmed salmon stocks harmed by a viral infestation.In 2014, Southeast fishermen earned about $36.7 million for 37 million pink salmon. This year, they earned $26.2 million for 34 million...
Toxic algae bloom arrives in Southeast Alaska

Climate change, shifting ocean chemistry and a warm Gulf of Alaska are giving Southeast fishermen and shellfish harvesters a new biotoxin to worry about.Across the Pacific Northwest, the largest-ever bloom of pseudo-nitzschia...
Southeast population growth levels off

...we made from dependent on our forests, to turning to our oceans to fuel our economy here," Schijvens said.Southeast fishermen brought in a record-breaking harvest in 2013 - 479 million pounds of fish valued at $375 million. Schijvens...
My turn: Let's prioritize wild Alaska salmon

...enormous salmon haul is wild pinks - close to 99 percent of which were born and reared in Tongass watersheds. Southeast fishermen have already surpassed the record 77 million pinks that were caught in 1999. Returns of wild sockeye and coho...
IPHC proposes slashing quotas in Area 2C

...impacts of this quota reduction on small family owned businesses though out Alaska. Cumulative quota reductions mean Southeast fishermen will only be allowed to harvest 27 percent of what they harvested in 2007. Southcentral halibut fishermen have...
Farm agency offers aid to fishermen helping some Alaska salmon fishermen through tough years. It's the second year of the program and 2,000 Southeast fishermen and thousands more throughout Alaska could qualify for cash or education benefits in 2005. Up to $10,000 in...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...director of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council's Southeast office. Terrel called it a "slap in the face" to Southeast fishermen. The council, whose board is almost all commercial fishermen, opposes salmon farming, which is illegal in Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the endangered Snake River stocks. In 1999, Alaska signed a new treaty agreement. Under this new agreement, Southeast fishermen reluctantly took additional harvest restrictions because, among other provisions, Alaska was assured we would...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...federal fishing panel was a Southeast fisherman. Knowles on Thursday appointed...the first time in history Southeast fishermen will not have a representative...understands issues facing Southeast fishermen, even though he does not...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...there seems to be a stable supply. The overall prices are up, I think, 10 to 20 percent from last year.'' In Southeast, fishermen are getting $1.80 to $2 per pound of halibut depending on the port. After a year of high prices in 1997...


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