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Obama makes Bristol Bay off-limits for oil, gas development

Obama makes Bristol Bay off-limits for oil, gas developmentThe president’s announcement is being celebrated in Dillingham.

Study: Climate change hurting salmon habitat

Study: Climate change hurting salmon habitatScientists know climate change is altering rain and snowfall patterns in the Tongass National Forest. A new study details how that could affect salmon and suggests what can be done.

Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regs

Congress gives fishermen 3-year reprieve from EPA regsIf the moratorium hadn’t passed, Alaska’s fishing fleet would have had to comply with new regulations the industry claims are unworkable.

Koreans send aircraft, vessel for Bering Sea search

Koreans send aircraft, vessel for Bering Sea searchSeven crew have been rescued from Oryong 501 sinking Nov. 3. 27 bodies were recovered, and 26 are still missing.

Low King salmon count predicted for Taku, Stikine rivers

Low King salmon count predicted for Taku, Stikine riversThere will likely not be enough King salmon for commercial fisheries near the Stikine and Taku Rivers next May.

Hoonah Sound herring-spawn fishery to close for a second year

Hoonah Sound herring-spawn fishery to close for a second yearThe herring spawn-on-kelp fishery in Hoonah Sound will remain closed in the 2015 season — for the second year in a row.

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber season

Southeast divers finish up sea cucumber seasonSea cucumber season closed in mid-November after the fleet landed a little more than a million pounds of the seafood delicacy.

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook Inlet

Experimental pollock seine fishery opens in Cook InletBecause seining for pollock hasn’t been done here before, extra precautions are in place to make sure it’s done right.

EPA regs hit fishing industry, unless Congress meets deadline

Federal lawmakers return to Washington this week for the final days of the 113th Congress.

Industry blames pirate fishing as red king prices drop

Industry blames pirate fishing as red king prices dropThe Bering Sea red king crab fleet finished catching 10 million pounds of quota last week -- and they're facing some lackluster prices as the crab goes to market.
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