One man says Fish and Game doesn’t monitor hooligan because they’re not as economically important as other fish, but they are traditionally important to subsistence fishermen in the Upper Lynn Canal.
In the next few weeks, thousands of seafood processors will return to Unalaska for pollock B season. They’ll be earning more money, thanks to the state’s minimum wage hike — but they’ll also be paying more to live.
The court of appeals said the health of the diminished king salmon run outweighed the fishermen’s individual rights.
Another weak run of king salmon is expected this summer after several years of decline and state and federal managers are planning a slate of restrictions on par with last years.
The policy allows Russian fish to masquerade as Alaskan, says one U.S. senator.
Scientists believe they have discovered a link between the retreat of sea ice and a recent decline in pollock stocks.
British Columbia’s top mining official says Alaska will soon have more input into the transboundary mine permitting process. That news came after a meeting with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.
Federal staff will again manage king salmon on the lower Kuskokwim River after requests from tribes.
The Juneau-based Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska wants a larger forum to address its concerns.
The paralytic shellfish poisoning case originated with clams harvested on a private beach near Ketchikan.