Monday, November 19, 2018

November 19, 2018

Alaska/Pacific Coast

ADF&G predicts weak pink salmon harvest in 2019
KHNS by Henry Leasia - November 16, 2018
The 2019 Southeast Alaska pink salmon harvest is predicted to be weak once again, according to a forecast released Thursday by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Senate OKs bill relaxing fishing vessels' discharge rules
KTVA by Manny Creech - November 14, 2018
Smaller Alaska fishing vessels will be "permanently exempt" from federal regulations on incidental discharge under a new law passed by the U.S. Senate, according to Sen. Dan Sullivan.

Not digging it: Next steps to protect the industry from Pebble Mine
National Fisherman by Jessica Hathaway - November 16, 2018
Stakeholders in Alaska’s Bristol Bay have watched the federal and state regulatory landscape heave and buckle with the shifting sands of federal oversight.

Labeling and Marketing
3MMI - Predictions for the Upcoming Year
TradexFoods - November 19, 2018
Flounder processors are saying raw material pricing will be short again. Pacific Cod has had a tough year, with twice frozen loins prices jumping since the beginning of the year. Pollock was a big topic of discussion at the Qingdao show, with rumours of pricing dropping in December. Atlantic Cod is expected to be short, due to recent quota cut announcements.

CRWP marks a decade of recycling gillnet, seine web
Over 100 tons of discarded fishing web reprocessed into new products
Cordova Times by Shae Bowman - November 16, 2018
Over the past 10 years, commercial fishermen and community partners in Cordova have helped recycle more than 100 tons of discarded gillnet and seine web.


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