Alaska/Pacific Coast Commercial salmon harvest forecasted weaker statewide Peninsula Clarion by Elizabeth Earl – March 29, 2018 If forecasts hold true, 2018 will be a slower year for commercial salmon fishermen across the state. http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/local/2018-03-29/commercial-salmon-harvest-forecasted-weaker-statewide Alaska Fisheries Report KMXT by
Alaska/Pacific Coast Surveys find more pollock midwater, fewer near ocean bottom KMXT by Kayla Desroches March 27, 2018 The current pollock stock is looking strong according to NOAA’s winter midwater surveys, but that’s not consistent with summer bottom trawl surveys.
Alaska/Pacific Coast In a tough year for trollers, Mallott backs Alaska’s salmon treaty team KCAW by Robert Woolsey – March 24, 2018 Alaska Lt. Governor Byron Mallott supports Alaska’s Pacific Salmon Treaty negotiating team, although he believes Alaska fishermen have
Alaska/Pacific Coast Department says Taku River salmon numbers are overestimated The Associated Press – March 25, 2018 JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Department of Fish and Game said it has been overestimating how many Chinook and sockeye salmon make it
Alaska/Pacific Coast Catch limits lowered for halibut fishery opening March 24 Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman – March 23, 2018 Commercial halibut fisheries get under way March 24, from Southeast Alaska to the Bering Sea, with catch limits lowered and