Fisheries

Bristol Bay's massive commercial salmon fishery will get started next month and fishermen are already gearing up. The U.S. Coast Guard is also getting ready for the season with safety inspectors scheduled to be in the region later this month and for much of June. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Thorey Munro

Fishermen participating in the Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery have hauled in over a third of their quota.     Through Tuesday the total herring harvest was 10.3-thousand tons. Fishermen are working with a total quota of just over 30-thousand tons.

Thorey Munro

Fishermen participating in the annual Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery have hauled in nearly 8-thousand tons of herring during the first 3 days of fishing. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Thorey Munro

Fishermen participating in the annual Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery have hauled in nearly 8-thousand tons of herring during the first 3 days of fishing.

A large seafood processor that operates in the Bering Sea has been charged with recording inaccurate weights for Pollock. 

Nearly 5,000 Tons of Togiak Herring Harvested

May 13, 2013
Thorey Munro

Commercial fishermen in the Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery are off to a good start with nearly 5-thousand tons of herring harvested during the first 2 days of fishing. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Togiak Sac Roe Herring Fishery is Open

May 11, 2013
Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Alaska's largest herring fishery is underway. ADF&G opened the fishery at noon Saturday. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Celeste Novak

The massive sockeye fishery that occurs each June and July in Bristol Bay generates about $1.5-billion dollars worth of value according to a new study that was unveiled Thursday. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

Bristol Bay Permit Values Inching Up

May 8, 2013

The value of Bristol Bay drift and set gillnet permits has been inching upwards in recent months. But they have not yet rebounded to the high prices seen a couple of years ago. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

ADF&G

Alaska's largest herring fishery is set to get started any day now. Everyone is just waiting on the herring to show up. KDLG's Mike Mason has the story.

For the first time in several year’s there will likely be a commercial herring fishery in the Kuskokwim Bay area. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.

Conditions are getting more favorable but the herring biomass has yet to arrive in the Togiak District. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Conditions are getting more favorable but the herring biomass has yet to arrive in the Togiak District. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the details.

Still No Herring Spotted in the Togiak District

May 3, 2013

The Togiak sac-roe herring fishery is still on hold awaiting the arrival of fish. However, conditions are looking more favorable. KDLG's Mike Mason has the details.

The season is open May 1 - July 31.

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