Tuesday, June 25, 2019

June 26, 2019

Alaska/Pacific Coast

Limited entry keeps Bristol Bay teeming with sockeye
Bristol Bay Times by John Schandelmeier - June 24, 2019
The early 1970s were not good years for the salmon industry in Bristol Bay. The largest catch in the first five years of the decade came in 1970, a paltry 10 million fish. Compared to today's numbers, a catch that small would be called a disaster.
http://www.thebristolbaytimes.com/article/1926limited_entry_keeps_bristol_bay_teeming_with

California fishermen report the biggest salmon season in a decade
San Fransisco Chronicle by Tara Duggan June 21, 2019
California commercial fishermen are reporting the biggest king salmon season in a decade, on the heels of three years of disastrously low catches because of the drought. The sudden bounty has resulted in a price drop for the coral-pink, fatty fillets to $20 per pound in many markets, down from the $30- to $35-per-pound range of recent years.
https://www.sfchronicle.com/food/article/California-fishermen-report-the-biggest-salmon-14028875.php?psid=aWrBr

Early count points to steady chinook salmon numbers in Yukon River
Record-breaking warm water in Yukon River could have an effect, say biologists
CBC News by Philippe Morin by June 19, 2019
The first data is starting to come in on the strength of this year's Yukon River chinook salmon run — and so far the numbers are promising, says a U.S. biologist.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/chinook-salmon-numbers-early-2019-1.5181882


Federal Register
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; West Coast Region Federal Fisheries Permits-Northwest
A Notice by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on 06/25/2019
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/06/25/2019-13484/proposed-information-collection-comment-request-west-coast-region-federal-fisheries


FYI’s
Louis Kemp Crab Delights get celebrity chef ambassador
Cordova Times - June 23, 201
Louis Kemp Crab Delights, a member of the Trident Seafoods family of brands, has a new official brand ambassador in celebrity chef Nancy Fuller, star of the Food Network’s popular cooking show Farmhouse Rules.
https://thecordovatimes.com/2019/06/23/louis-kemp-crab-delights-get-celebrity-chef-ambassador/
 

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