The field station’s research on king, chum and pink salmon and steelhead trout will continue at Little Port Walter.
After the skipper’s girlfriend brought him to a rock, a fire department volunteer on a paddleboard completed the rescue.
The village of Ekuk is losing about 5 feet of coastline per year.
Safety boards have cited fatigue as a factor in many fishing boat crashes, like the grounding of the Savannah Ray off Kodiak in 2015 and a deadly collision near La Push, Wash. in 2012.
The word “confusion” came up a lot in a meeting with state and federal managers to describe the state’s June 28 Kuskokwim River opening.
At $4.20 a pound, the average price is more than double last year’s.
Authorities credit good Samaritans on the scene with helping in the rescue.
The most recent appeal comes a month after state environmental conservation commissioner Jason Brune upheld the certificate.
Resident anglers have been cut back from three kings per day to two.
The report says the crew followed stability instructions while loading the vessel, but those instructions were inaccurate.