January 13, 2017

Alaska/Pacific Coast West Coast adopts electronic reporting for all commercially caught sablefish NOAA – Winter 2017 In 2017, all landings of sablefish on the West Coast will be recorded on web-based “electronic fish tickets.” The new online format will replace

January 12, 2017

Alaska/Pacific Coast IPHC to Set 2017 Catch Limits Jan. 23-27 in Victoria, BC Fishermen’s News – January 11, 2017 Halibut catch limits for 2017 will be set during the Jan. 23-27 annual meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission in

January 11, 2017

Politics 26 Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Monument Designation Process Office of Senator Lisa Murkowski – January 10, 2017 U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today reintroduced the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act, a bill to facilitate greater local input

January 10, 2017

Alaska/Pacific Coast Study: New North Pacific fleet would cost $11.6B Alaska Journal of Commerce by Elwood Brehmer – January 9, 2017 Rejuvenating Alaska’s large vessel fishing fleet could be nearly an $11 billion boon for Outside shipyards, according to a

January 9, 2017

Alaska/Pacific Coast Effort continues to replace humans with cameras on fishing boats Alaska Journal of Commerce by Molly Dischner – January 6, 2017 Several years into the controversial effort to bolster Alaska’s fisheries observer program, a top federal fisheries official