It’s been a big summer season for commercial Dungeness crabbing in Southeast Alaska with a big harvest, a high price and a bump in crab boat numbers in the Panhandle.
Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy $37 million of canned pink salmon to ease a glut weighing down prices for Alaska fishermen.
U.S. Forest Service fish cam near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is back online
A superior court judge has ruled in favor of an initiative to ban commercial set netting for salmon in urban areas.
Canadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.
The state health department has added more fish species to the "unrestricted consumption list."
"In Japan, 98 percent of our rivers are dammed and we have scarcity of wild salmon population," Shunji Murakami says.
A six-person seiner taking on water near Ketchikan Friday morning was helped out by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, and escorted back to port.
Volunteers are learning how to shuck bivalves in preparation for the Third Annual OysterFest this weekend.