No processors are interested in buying herring in 2023 and managers “do not expect this will change.”
Huge herring fisheries upcoming at Sitka, Kodiak, Togiak
AK herring goes to a single buyer. The bulk of the harvest is considered as
Russia predicts one of its biggest salmon harvests ever
Total 2023 North Pacific salmon catch could top 2.2 billion pounds.
Halibut catch limits for 2023 are anyone’s guess
Halibut catch limits will be revealed on Friday; more fish meetings upcoming.
Kodiak crabbers securing tenders to take all local Tanners out of town
Crabbers stand down in strong show of solidarity.
January kicks off Alaska fishing
AK’s biggest fisheries begin in January; forecasts for 2023 are coming in almost daily.
Pacific halibut fishery closes, commercial catches come up short
Lots of uncertainty about halibut catch numbers for 2023.
Southeast AK Dungeness season ends early; Kodiak pulls at a good pace
Dungies drop at Southeast, Kodiak picks up the pace
Sockeyes push the pace of AK’s salmon fishery
AK salmon season picks up with sockeyes still driving the push.
Sockeyes drive AK early salmon catches
Alaska’s salmon catch will really start to kick into high gear as more reds run to Bristol Bay.