Bristol Bay

Bristol Bay Field Notes, October 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017
Via Alexandra Guerson/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Bristol Bay Sockeye Restaurant Week in Boulder, Colorado is raising the national visibility of Bristol Bay's salmon fisheries.

New Bristol Bay sockeye logo launches

Aug 31, 2016

The newest representation of Bristol Bay sockeye is a seven-sided geometrical shape with a single-line salmon head inside it. 

KDLG News

Bristol Bay has come a long way from sailboats and canned fish, but one processing technology analyst tells that there are more upgrades to come.

New book features Alaska salmon stories

Jul 14, 2016

Nearly every Alaskan has a story – or several - about salmon. Non-profit The Salmon Project set out to collect dozens of those in “Made of Salmon,” a new collection edited by longtime Alaskan Nancy Lord.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 6, 2016

Jul 6, 2016
KDLG

Today's the big day: one of you caught the two billionth fish....now on to three!

Researchers watching sockeye sizes

Jul 6, 2016
KDLG News

Will 2016 be another year of small fish, or was 2015 just an anomaly? Early fish may be looking a little small, but it's too early to say for certain. (Are you getting tired of the too-early refrain yet?)

Bristol Bay Native Association

Each summer, dozens of people come to the bay for fishery-related jobs. Most go fishing, but some help manage the fishery or assist in ongoing scientific research. An internship program coordinated by the Bristol Bay Native Association is getting local youth more involved in the science side of summer.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 24 2016

Jun 24, 2016
Robyn Chaney

Tonight Fish and Game's Paul Salomone tells us about things picking up in the Egegik District, we hear about an internship program getting local youth into fish science and research, and drifter Lange Solberg updates on the waiting game in Naknek-Kvichak.

Study looks at new way to make ice for salmon fleet

Jun 23, 2016

A cheaper way to make ice for the Bristol Bay salmon fleet might be out there. But...practical considerations mean it’s not likely to happen anytime soon.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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