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.
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.
"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.
For gillnetters in Northern Southeast, the season started off with lots of big, heavy fish and boats from around the region flocking north for a piece of the action.
In Alaska whale pingers are used to deter whales from running into purse seines and gill nets.