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Bering Sea winter fisheries underway

Feb 16, 2016

Salmon season may be a ways off, but winter fisheries like pollock and snow crab are underway in the Bering Sea.

Research cruise investigates Bering Sea warm spell

Oct 8, 2015
Alex Andrews/NOAA/ABL

NOAA scientists say a second warm year is causing poor pollock recruitment -- and could indicate a big shift in climate patterns in the Bering Sea.

National Weather Service

NWS warns water to reach peak midday Wednesday; Unalakleet Mayor not too concerned about flooding.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA declared the Arcitc ringed seal threatened two years ago and now wants to protect waters vital to their existence.   

"Super" Typhoon Headed Toward Bering Sea

Nov 4, 2014

Nuri may bring enormous seas to the Aleutians Islands by Friday.

Increase in Pollock Biomass in the Bering Sea

Sep 24, 2014

It looks like there could be a lot more Pollock in the Bering Sea than compared to last year. NOAA released a statement Wednesday noting that the preliminary survey results indicate a nearly 60-percent increase in walleye Pollock biomass.

Another Coast Guard Medevac in the Bering Sea

Feb 16, 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard’s forward deployed Jayhawk helicopter crew in Cold Bay successfully medevac’d an injured crewman from a vessel in the Bering Sea Sunday morning. The 30-year old crewman aboard the 680-foot processing vessel Ocean Phoenix suffered an eye injury and needed medical attention.

The U.S. Coast Guard had to medevac a commercial fishermen Tuesday from a fishing vessel in the Bering Sea. The request for a medevac came from the crew of the 158-foot Aricia and a helicopter and aircrew were launched from Cold Bay, which is a forward operating location for the Coast Guard during the fishing season in the Bering Sea.

Alaskan Leader Fisheries

One of the world’s biggest and most environmentally friendly cod longliners has begun its journey to Alaska. The 184 foot Northern Leader has left the shipyard, and after a few days of work in Seattle, it should be fishing for cod in the Bering Sea in about a month. KDLG’s Ben Matheson has the story: