What is going on in Bristol Bay?
National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway - March 1, 2021
Despite record retail prices and a consistently strong demand, Bristol Bay salmon fishermen saw a nearly 50 percent drop in their base ex-vessel price in 2020 — from $1.35 a pound in 2019 to $0.70 in 2020. That’s a 65-cent drop in a single year.
SE AK king season slowed by tough weather
KFSK by Joe Viechnicki - March 1, 2021
Despite some of the worst weather in recent memory, winter trolling for king salmon in Southeast Alaska has been on par with recent seasons, with a low catch and relatively good price for those fish.
Indigenous groups are slowly gaining more say in the management of a swiftly changing northern Bering Sea
President Biden reinstated an Obama-era climate resilience area and other agencies are moving to include Indigenous voices in the region's management.
Arctic Today by Yereth Rosen - February 26, 2021
When Austin Ahmasuk spotted a plume of air pollution streaming from a fuel tanker anchored in waters off his hometown of Nome in the summer of 2019, he tried in vain to get environmental regulators to take action against the ship operator.
PODCAST: Industry Faces Logistical Issues; USDA & FDA Comment on COVID Origins and More
Seafood News - March 1, 2021
This week on the SeafoodNews podcast co-hosts Amanda Buckle and Lorin Castiglione take a look at some of the logistical issues the seafood industry has been facing. Plus, we talk about the USDA and FDA's rare joint statement on the origins of COVID-19 and the new PSA from the stars of "Deadliest Catch" that encourages people to wear a mask.
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Bryan Reiley is Dillingham's new area wildlife biologist for Fish and Game
KDLG by Tyler Thompson - February 26, 2021
Reiley brings experience as a biologist and technician in several states researching birds, grizzlies and black bears. He recently received his PhD in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Illinois.
'It's Better Than Nothing:' Officials React To Another Year Of Reduced Ferry Service In Aleutians
KUCB by Hope McKenney - February 25, 2021
Ports along the Aleutian Chain between Homer and Unalaska will see only five visits of the ferry Tustumena this summer, down from the twice-monthly service that was the norm through 2019.
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