Reed Morisky is the newest member of Alaska’s Board of Fisheries.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The North Pacific Fishery Management Council modified its purpose and need statement regarding Gulf of Alaska trawl fleet bycatch at its Portland meeting, and asked for an expanded discussion paper on those issues.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Bering Sea communities received some additional protection when it comes to processors shares being moved from one community to another.
Volunteers are needed to test drive some new money-saving methods for “do it yourself” energy audits on fishing boats.
Public input on Upper Cook Inlet fisheries management has continued, with a proposal for the Kenai River late-run King Salmon Management Plan likely to come out of the Upper Cook Inlet Task Force this month.
Interior Alaska sportfishing will look a little different this summer under changes passed by the Board of Fisheries at its Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim meeting last month.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to issue a final report this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region, regional director Dennis McLerran said.
McDonald's says it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.
VICTORIA, B.C. — The annual meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission included a discussion on bycatch, which is the second-largest source of removals.
Halibut catches weren’t slashed as badly as people feared, although they still continue on a downward trend — and the outlook is grim.