Wednesday, November 25, 2020

'Contrary to the public interest'

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the proposed Pebble gold and copper mine near salmon-rich Bristol Bay.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Southeast pink salmon outlook

An "average" pink salmon harvest of 28 million fish is forecast for Southeast Alaska next year.

Monday, November 16, 2020

Halibut hangs in there

Halibut season closed yesterday in Alaska, and it appears fishermen in key areas took the great majority of the quota despite this year's COVID-19 challenges.

The latest landings report posted today by the International Pacific Halibut Commission shows the commercial fishery in Area 3A (Central Gulf of Alaska) has landed 96 percent of the quota, while the commercial fishery in Area 2C (Southeast Alaska) has landed 93 percent.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Bristol Bay forecast is out!

The state is forecasting a Bristol Bay harvest of 36.35 million sockeye salmon next year.

This past summer, the industry took 39.46 million sockeye.

Monday, November 9, 2020

A big hit for Alaska salmon

The value of this year's salmon harvest is down 56 percent from last year, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports. More details here.

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Sale of Peter Pan Seafoods announced

Details in this notice from Peter Pan's parent company, Maruha Nichiro.