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May 22, 2020


NOAA Fisheries: Alaska chinook harvest not to blame for killer whale decline
KCAW by Robert Woolsey - May 18, 2020
The National Marine Fisheries Service says shutting down Southeast Alaska’s king salmon season would contribute little to saving an endangered popul...

May 21, 2020


Trident Seafoods’ boss charts safer course for Alaska fishing season
The fishing industry is seasonal, presenting a challenge for a company trying to prevent the spread of a virus in an industry considered among the most hazardous in the US
The Wall Street Journa...

May 20, 2020


Copper River, Alaska salmon fishery kicks off with low prices, slow fishing
Seafood Source by Brian Hagenbuch - May 19, 2020
Alaska’s earliest salmon fishery – the famed Copper River run – kicked off last week with slow fishing and lower year-on-year prices.
As f...

May 19, 2020


With virus precautions, Alaska's salmon season will be like no other
National Fishermen by Kirk Moore - May 28, 2020
The 2020 Alaska salmon season must operate under the state's strict covid-19 safeguards. Alaska Department of Fish and Game photo.

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