Thursday, December 8, 2022

Bycatch task force report is out!

Gov. Mike Dunleavy just announced the release of the final report from his Alaska Bycatch Review Task Force.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Personnel file

Doug Mecum is retiring at the end of December after more than 17 years as deputy regional administrator for the National Marine Fisheries Service in Juneau.

Monday, December 5, 2022

Salmon or surimi and fish sticks?

U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola is weighing in with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on the issue of salmon bycatch. Here's her letter.

Blotter

Catch some interesting enforcement notes on our sister blog The Brig.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

A processing leap for Bristol Bay?

Northline Seafoods today unveiled plans to build a vessel, the Hannah, that the company says will "revolutionize" Bristol Bay salmon processing. This press release lays out more detail on the project, including its financing.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

One person safe, one missing after boat grounds

Details in this press release from the Alaska State Troopers.

North Pacific Seafoods penalized $345,000

Here's the press release from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.