The six-member Council will get to work setting priorities next Friday.
Togiak herring fishery is cancelled for 2023
No processors are interested in buying herring in 2023 and managers “do not expect this will change.”
AK trawlers say chum cap “will shut down the pollock fleet entirely”
Trawlers divert bycatch reduction discussions to ‘genetic origins’ of salmon. Do those going without care where the fish originate?
Can a North Pacific council overhaul cure Bering Sea bycatch blues?
Conflicts of interest, inaction, lack of Native voices -the NPFMC has it all!
Huge herring fisheries upcoming at Sitka, Kodiak, Togiak
AK herring goes to a single buyer. The bulk of the harvest is considered as
Rudy Tsukada is “preferred nominee” for NPFMC seat
Three nominees are forwarded but the ‘preferred’ name always gets the NPFMC seat.
Russia predicts one of its biggest salmon harvests ever
Total 2023 North Pacific salmon catch could top 2.2 billion pounds.
AK Bycatch Advisory Council created by Commissioner’s Order
The 6-member council will help turn bycatch recommendations into realities.
Most king salmon fishing from Kenai to Mat-Su shut down this summer
A sweeping array of emergency closures for sport and personal use fishing adds to AK salmon crisis.
Pacific halibut fishery opens on Friday!
Halibut catch limits are down in all AK regions for the 10 month fishery; allowable trawl bycatch tops sport charter takes.
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