Alaska/Pacific Coast Federal disaster designation declared for Alaska pink salmon fisheries Alaska Dispatch News by Suzanna Caldwell – January 18, 2017 After a pitiful return of pink salmon to much of Alaska last summer, a federal disaster declaration was officially
Alaska/Pacific Coast SE Alaska Tanner and Golden King Crab Season Opens Feb. 17, Harvest Forecast Down from Last Year SEAFOODNEWS.COM – January 16, 2017 The 2016/2017 season for golden king crab in Southeast Alaska will open Friday, February 17, to
Alaska/Pacific Coast Washington adopts Columbia salmon fishing reforms The Columbian by Al Thomas – January14, 2017 The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission agreed here Saturday to implement in 2017 the most sweeping lower Columbia River salmon fishing reforms in decades, including
Alaska/Pacific Coast Fish and Game seeks trawl vessel for salmon survey Bristol Bay Times by Molly Dischner – January 13, 2017 The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is looking for a trawler to help with Bering Sea salmon research.
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