As AK looks for new revenue streams, the bulk of all groundfish and crab values goes Outside every year.
AK’s federal fishing priorities outlined by ADF&G Commissioner
Commissioner outlines AK focus for NPFMC in special commentary.
Rules on bycatch, other fishing regs up for changes; Public asked to weigh in
Proposed changes would rein in bycatch; Opponents include AK CDQ groups who say reg changes will cause “industry chaos.”
Chris Oliver leaves American Seafoods to join PSMFC & NPFMC
Oliver, who will take a seat on the NPFMC on June 1, will be among 6 members who represent trawl interests.
Intrafish: AK pollock industry avoids ‘hard cap’ on chum salmon bycatch for now
NPFMC opts for more “self-policing” and “self-regulation” for pollock trawlers instead of a chum cap.
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!
Rudy Tsukada is “preferred nominee” for NPFMC seat
Three nominees are forwarded but the ‘preferred’ name always gets the NPFMC seat.
Trawlers lawyer up to oppose reducing halibut bycatch
It’s another Seattle trawler example of “conservation is everyone else’s problem.”
Why is NPFMC endorsement on trawl fleet’s promotional fliers?
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council logo and name appear on promo fliers for a fishery under its jurisdiction.