Alaska/Pacific Coast Citing failed sockeye runs, Gov. Walker declares economic disaster for Chignik fisheries KTUU by Daniel Kirby – August 23, 2018 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Citing a preliminary harvest count of 128 sockeye salmon and rapidly declining escapement counts,
Alaska/Pacific Coast Kake fish hatchery re-opening with new system KFSK by Alanna Elder – August 21, 2018 The non-profit that last year bought Kake’s fish hatchery is planning to have salmon in the building this fall. The new program will
Alaska/Pacific Coast A Dwindling Catch Has Alaskans Uneasy Red salmon, a summertime pleasure that feeds residents through the winter, has failed to show up this season in most rivers. New York Times by Julia O’Malley – August 21, 2018 ANCHORAGE —
Alaska/Pacific Coast Cool ocean temps, reduced salmon bycatch likely to boost Alaska groundfish catches National Fisherman by Charlie Ess – August 21, 2018 Reduced salmon bycatch and increased catches of rockfish bode well for Alaska’s groundfish trawlers in 2018. As
Alaska/Pacific Coast 2018 Kodiak salmon season: a mixed bag, but weak overall KMXT by Daysha Eaton – August 17, 2018 Managers expect Kodiak pink salmon to meet escapement goals although the harvest remains weak. http://kmxt.org/2018/08/2018-kodiak-salmon-season-mixed-bag-weak-overall/ What happened to Kenai salmon?