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

Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

To the west of Bristol Bay, Area M fishermen are still hauling in fish offshore from the Alaska Peninsula.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report July 20, 2016

Jul 20, 2016
Courtesy of Katie Ringsmuth

The Bristol Bay total run through Tuesday -- 44.4 million. Will Wednesday be the day we hit Fish and Game’s forecast? While we wait to find out, we fast-forward to the plan for pinks and silvers, and take a trip back in time to the APA cannery in South Naknek.

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.

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 Fisheries Report June 25, 2016

Jun 25, 2016
KDLG News

Still a waiting game in Bristol Bay today - Westside Manager Tim Sands tells us why we're waiting for Nushagak Drifters to get a chance to wet their lines, and in the meantime, Kate Consenstein fills us in on plans to market Bristol Bay sockeye to Boulder foodies.

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.

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.

Carl Johnson

As fishermen prepare for the coming season, one newly-christened organization is looking to pay more attention to the their bottom line.

Bristol Bay fishermen prepare for quality mandates

Mar 23, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG

The coming mandate for higher quality fish deliveries in Bristol Bay could be particularly difficult for watershed residents, but some have said it could also be good news in the long-term.

Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

A recent study said that no matter how far from shore an Area M fisherman fishes, the majority of his sockeye catch in the Outer Port Heiden section is likely to be headed to Bristol Bay.

Molly Dischner/KDLG

A rapidly circulating petition online has some fishermen calling for the state's help with sockeye salmon prices.

KDLG News

46.5 million. That's the number of sockeye forecast to return to Bristol Bay's rivers next summer, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Area M posts strong 2015 sockeye catch

Sep 16, 2015
Courtesy Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Area M fisheries are winding down, and the preliminary numbers show a strong sockeye harvest there this year.

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