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King concerns drive Cook Inlet fisheries

King concerns drive Cook Inlet fisheries

Strong sockeye returns and low king numbers continue to drive the interplay of several Cook Inlet fisheries.

Fish Factor: Glacial melt changes ocean chemistry, study says crabs hear

Fishing vessels use drive-down float at Ketchikan harbor

Fishing vessels use drive-down float at Ketchikan harbor

CIFF receives time to argue state costs in fisheries lawsuit

FISH FACTOR: Bay haul beats forecast; Alaska fish get clean bill of health

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Mixed start for kings as salmon runs begin around state

Mixed start for kings as salmon runs begin around state

In downtown Anchorage, fishers at Ship Creek are enjoying one of the state’s stronger king returns.

Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

The prospect of new port facilities in Western Alaska will rely heavily on Arctic oil and gas development, according to a recent Northern Economics study.
R/V Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

R/V Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

Next summer, there’ll be a new ship docking in Dutch Harbor and Nome on its way to the Arctic.
Appeal filed in Cook Inlet fisheries management lawsuit

Appeal filed in Cook Inlet fisheries management lawsuit

The Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund is appealing the court decision that upheld the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 2013 management of Cook Inlet salmon fisheries.
State reaches tentative contract with ferry union workers

State reaches tentative contract with ferry union workers

 


Senate releases new MSA draft

A new draft of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which guides fisheries management, was recently released by the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard.

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Court will determine Steller sea lion lawsuit reimbursements

The court will make a decision about reimbursements in the lawsuit over Steller sea lion protections after federal defendants and the fishing companies who sued them could not reach a decision during the original time allotted for the two sides to work it out.

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Pacific States looks for EM participants, helps with halibut survey

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Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

After a slow start and declining return projections, the Kenai River king salmon fishery will move to catch-and-release fishing beginning Saturday through the season’s July 31 ending.

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ADFG announces Kenai River king restrictions

ADFG announces Kenai River king restrictions

Sport fishing for Kenai River kings will be catch and release only beginning July 19, and commercial setnetters will also be limited.

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News and notes from the North Pacific fisheries and beyond by Molly Dischner.