Alaska Sockeye runs on Kenai and Kasilof predicted to be less than 20-year average The sockeye fishery opens the third Monday in June or June 19, whichever comes last. Peninsula Clarion by Camille Botello - April 10, 2021 9:37pm The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Thursday that the forecast for sockeye runs will be less than average in the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers. https://www.peninsulaclarion.com/news/sockeye-runs-on-kenai-and-kasilof-predicted-to-be-less-than-20-year-average/ Commercial herring fishery winding down KCAW by Katherine Rose - April 9, 2021 The Sitka Sound Sac Roe Herring Fishery is winding down, and state biologists expect to close the fishery soon. In an interview on Thursday (4-8-21), Area Management Biologist Aaron Dupuis said the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is shifting out of “active management” mode. https://www.kcaw.org/2021/04/09/commercial-herring-fishery-winding-down/ Sablefish fishery opens April 15 with 208,000-pound GHL Cordova Times by Margaret Bauman - April 9, 2021 Fifty-seven permits have been issued by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for the Prince William Sound sablefish season, which opens on April 15 with a guideline harvest level of 208,000 pounds, up from 167,000 pounds a year ago. https://www.thecordovatimes.com/2021/04/09/sablefish-fishery-opens-april-15-with-208000-pound-ghl/ Labeling and Marketing #3MMI - Global Snow Crab Update for the North American Markets TradexFoods - April 12, 2021 Despite enduring a season through the COVID-19 Pandemic, in 2020, fishermen around the world managed to harvest almost 278 million lbs of Snow Crab globally which translates to about 97 percent of a combined total allowable catch of 287.6 million lbs between Alaska, Canada, and Russian fisheries. The Global Snow Crab harvest throughout 2021 is estimated to amount to 300.6 million lbs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNClR4u-VOU FYI’s Alaska Seaplanes starts daily flights to Petersburg KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - April 7, 2021 A new daily airline connection between Juneau and Petersburg started up Monday. Alaska Seaplanes is flying its nine-passenger planes twice a day into James A. Johnson Airport and held a ribbon cutting ceremony there to mark the start of that service. https://www.kfsk.org/2021/04/07/alaska-seaplanes-starts-daily-flights-to-petersburg/ Pacific Seafood Processors Association 1900 W Emerson Place Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98119 Phone: 206.281.1667 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.pspafish.net Our office days/hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, any copyrighted work in this message is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving this information for non-profit research and educational purposes only. *Inclusion of a news article, report, or other document in this email does not imply PSPA support or endorsement of the information or opinion expressed in the document.
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