Fisheries

courtesy Copper River Seafoods

Up to $1.25 for "Excelent Fish" caught this week, going out fresh to a market that is hungry for the product, says CRS. Company says it intends to post a price every Sunday for the week ahead.

First Igushik opening scheduled for Monday

Jun 10, 2016
KDLG News

Igushik Section set-netters will get the first west side opener of the commercial fishing season on Monday. 

Brett Nigus

Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, and US Fish and Wildlife Service, believe moving north line one mile south will offer buffer zone for walrus hauled out at Cape Greig.

Bristol Bay communities working on processing plants

Jun 10, 2016
Photo by Molly Dischner

Efforts to launch local processors in two Bristol Bay communities may finally be coming to fruition.

Hannah Colton, KDLG

Early surge prompts extended effort in Chigniks and early start for Sand Point set netters, but the run appears to have tapered back towards normal.

Port Moller test fishery may see delay

Jun 7, 2016
KDLG News

The earliest news about where fish are headed might be a day late this summer.

courtesy Warner Lew

Normal-to-late, Icicle Seafood's Warner Lew is telling his fleet. He shares why he thinks that with us. Listen here... 

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Diane Hill is the chief and (so far) only seamstress for Bristol Bay Brailers, LLC, a new business in Naknek.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

ADF&G says it will be up to the fishermen to avoid problems with the walrus hauling out near Ugashik north line this season, but for now, it's business-as-usual.

KDLG News

Before the salmon season begins in earnest, Dillingham will pray for safety and remember those lost at sea.

Administration looks to fill CFEC vacancy

May 31, 2016

The governor is looking for a third member of the state's Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.

RSW class planned this weekend in Dillingham

May 31, 2016

Refrigerated seawater system operator class planned in Dillingham

Fishermen prep for 2016 reg changes

May 25, 2016
KDLG News

No more free week, a loophole closed in Togiak, and a change for d-boats are among the 2016 changes

Researchers study economics of permit ownership, loss

May 25, 2016
Courtesy Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association

An economics research project is looking at what happened to the Bristol Bay salmon fishing permits initially issued to watershed residents.

Board of Fish rejects proposal process changes

May 24, 2016
KDLG News

The process for considering changes to state fisheries regulations will stay the same for the time being.

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