News updates will be added every Friday.

May 29, 2020


PWS sablefish fishery continues to Dec. 31
Cordova Times - May 23, 2020
The sablefish season in Prince William Sound has been extended through Dec. 31 due to health issues related to the COVID-19, Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials announced on Tuesday,...

May 28, 2020


Copper River Fishery Perking Up
Fishermen's News - May 27, 2020
In the wake of two slow openers on May 14 and May 18, and a third period when no fishing was allowed, commercial harvesters on Alaska’s Copper River brought home an estimated 1,467 Chinooks and 33,75...

May 27, 2020


In survey, Alaska fishermen offer guidance for use of pandemic relief funds
Anchorage Daily News by Laine Welch - May 26, 2020
A rapid survey response by nearly 800 Alaska fishermen will provide a guideline for giving them a hand up as the coronavirus swamps thei...

May 26, 2020

NPFMC meets online to resolve halibut issues
Transfer of IFQ shares approved for the rest of the 2020 season
Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - May 24, 2020
Federal fisheries managers met online in mid-May to approve emergency action necessitated by the impact o...

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