Friday, November 8, 2019

Here's your 2020 Bristol Bay forecast

The state is forecasting a harvest of 34.56 million sockeye salmon next season at Bristol Bay.

That would be a strong haul, though well short of this year's harvest of nearly 43 million sockeye.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Silver Bay Seafoods penalized $82,500

Silver Bay Seafoods paid an $82,500 penalty as part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency.

The case involved Clean Water Act violations at the company's Sitka processing plant, the EPA says.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Salmon tally

The state has released preliminary harvest and value figures for the 2019 commercial salmon season.

The all-species harvest of 206.9 million fish generated an ex-vessel value of $657.6 million, a 10 percent increase from last year, the department said.