Alaska/Pacific Coast

Seiners take 17,500 tons of herring in Togiak and Port Moller
KDLG by  Avery Lill – May 7, 2018
The purse seine fleet in Togiak took 16,500 tons in 11 days. In Port Moller, seiners took 1000 tons in 39 hours.
http://kdlg.org/post/seiners-take-17500-tons-herring-togiak-and-port-moller

Drop in Klamath River flows leads to fish die-off
Oregon Live by Associated Press – May 6, 2018
A drop in river flows in the Klamath River has resulted in a die-off of fish and other creatures below the Keno Dam in southern Oregon.
http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2018/05/drop_in_klamath_river_flows_le.html

FYI’s

Salmon, shrimp or tuna: Which type of seafood is healthiest?
Today Show by Bonnie Taub-Dix – May 7, 2018
Fishing for better health? Look no further than the seafood counter at your local supermarket.
https://www.today.com/food/salmon-shrimp-or-tuna-which-type-seafood-healthiest-t127307

With 50+ Ringed Seal Sightings, Unalaskans Start Tracking The Unexpected Species
KUCB by Laura Kraegel – May 3, 2018
Unalaskans are used to spotting marine mammals around the island.
But lately, they’re not just seeing whales or otters. They’re seeing ringed seals — an Arctic species that typically lives far north of the ice-free Aleutian Islands.
http://kucb.org/post/50-ringed-seal-sightings-unalaskans-start-tracking-unexpected-species

Bristol Bay Fish Expo Announces 2018 Events, Sponsors, and Fundraisers.
Backbone Media – May 3, 2018
NAKNEK, Alaska. Bristol Bay Fish Expo, Western Alaska’s premier fishing tradeshow today announces the 2018 sponsors, event calendar, and charity auction to be held in Naknek, Alaska June 8-10, 2018. 100% of event proceeds, additional donations, and auctioned items will go to the support of the Little Angels Childcare Center 501(c)(3) in Naknek.
https://www.backbonemedia.news/new-blog-5/2018/5/3/bristol-bay-fish-expo-announces-2018-events-sponsors-and-fundraisers

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May 8, 2018