Another two million on the books yesterday, and Area Management Biologist Travis Elison speculates on how long catches’ll stay at that level. And, we check in with the fleet on who’s staying and going and why.
A women involved in the seafood processing industry is trying to shed some light on why one area of Bristol Bay has a thriving small seafood processing industry while another area has no small processors at all. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.
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.
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.