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Group seeks fishing halt until price set

KODIAK - The United Salmon Association is asking every salmon fisherman on the island to refrain from fishing until a price agreement is reached with processors. The...
Kodiak fishermen agree on price

...fishermen had been staying onshore while the United Salmon Association held price negotiations with processors. "This...days," said Thom Wischer, chairman of the United Salmon Association. The group reached an agreement with True World...
State Briefs

...offering salmon on their menus," he said. Kodiak fishermen, processors agree KODIAK - The Kodiak chapter of the United Salmon Association has entered into contractual price agreements with area salmon processors. Salmon fishermen will receive a...
Fishermen question exclusion of Russians

...Schactler, a Kodiak fisherman and president of the United Salmon Association. But John Webby, plant manager at Trident Seafoods...more fish," Mecum said. But Schactler of the United Salmon Association called Fish and Game's processor capacity survey...
Fisheries group researches impoundment

...kinds of fish it would work for. The study aims to answer those questions. Bruce Schactler, president of the United Salmon Association, said some fishermen already hold live fish until they are ready to freeze or process them for quality purposes...
Bill would allow fishermen multiple permits per season

...around the state at this point," Thorstenson said. Bruce Schactler, a Kodiak fisherman and president of the United Salmon Association, said he didn't think the bill goes far enough. Fishermen would still be required to use a different boat...
Alaska fishermen support labeling

The United Salmon Association last week voiced support for federal legislation that would require the labeling of farmed salmon products. The bill also would...
Business briefly

...Salmon Market Indicators report. The report, prepared by the McDowell Group of Juneau and released by the United Salmon Association, says that prices for canned pinks dropped 23 percent in the first quarter of the year. Sellers are still...
State and local briefs

...just about every hour we talk with a different one,'' said fisherman Bill Webber, Jr., a member of the United Salmon Association's negotiating committee. ``But several of the small processors have signed agreements with us.'' Citing...
Regional seiners get record pink salmon catch

...whether that will happen again, Castle said. But that shouldn't be a concern, say officials of the United Salmon Association, based in Kodiak. Despite the record numbers in volume, the pink catch didn't set a weight record, with...


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