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Report highlights big economic impact of seafood industry in Southcentral Alaska

July 24th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on Report highlights big economic impact of seafood industry in Southcentral Alaska)

A new report by the McDowell Group commissioned by the Alaska Salmon Alliance (ASA) has found that commercial fishing in Southcentral Alaska has an economic impact of $1.2 billion.

“The Breach” Documentary Brings Cultural Importance of Alaskan Salmon to Lower 48 (Fish Radio)

July 13th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on “The Breach” Documentary Brings Cultural Importance of Alaskan Salmon to Lower 48 (Fish Radio))

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Fish Radio with Laine Welch] July 13, 2015 This is Fish Radio .I’m Stephanie Mangini. For the love of salmon. I’ll tell you more after this Alaskan Quota and Permits in Petersburg works hard for fishermen so they can do what they do best – fish! Visit Olivia at www.alaskabroker.com Alaska Seafood U is the new school …
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Summer at Graveyard: In a seemingly abandoned place, a new economic model emerges and a family adapts

July 13th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on Summer at Graveyard: In a seemingly abandoned place, a new economic model emerges and a family adapts)

Alaska Dispatch News  by Tara Young Suzanna Caldwell –  July 11, 2015 In a seemingly abandoned corner of Bristol Bay, a new economic model emerges and a family adapts KVICHAK BAY — Last summer, after all the other fishermen had gone home at the end of the Bristol Bay salmon season, Corey Arnold stuck around Graveyard …
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Alaska trollers suffer unfair king salmon quotas amid strong returns

July 8th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on Alaska trollers suffer unfair king salmon quotas amid strong returns)

Alaska Dispatch News by Dale Kelley – July 7, 2015 July 1 is the most anticipated day of the year for Alaska trollers. It marks the start of the summer king season when there are usually lots of salmon to catch and the fishing grounds are fully open. No matter how long they’ve fished, there is …
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North Pacific Seafoods Buys Two Alaskan Salmon Processing Facilities from Inlet Fish Producers

July 1st, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles - (Comments Off on North Pacific Seafoods Buys Two Alaskan Salmon Processing Facilities from Inlet Fish Producers)

SEAFOODNEWS.COM  By Peggy Parker  –  July 1, 2015 North Pacific Seafoods, Inc. (NPSI) has reached an agreement with Inlet Fish Producers, Inc. to buy their Kenai and Kasilof processing facilities, expanding NPSI’s Alaskan seafood operations throughout Southcentral Alaska. Talks began earlier this year between Inlet Fish and Marubeni, NPSI’s parent company, for acquisition of the two …
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By road, lake and river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay

June 20th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on By road, lake and river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay)

By Molly Dischner, For the Clarion – June 20, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts in reporter Molly Dischner’s journey with a Homer fishing family to Bristol Bay on the eve of sockeye season. PILE BAY – It’s noon, Iliamna Lake is calm, and half a dozen fishermen are sitting around in …
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Report: $1.2 billion of output from Southcentral fishing

June 18th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Report: $1.2 billion of output from Southcentral fishing)

By DJ Summers, Alaska Journal of Commerce Published: 2015.06.17 02:43 PM Seafood employs more people in Southcentral than mining in the entire state, pays out more in Anchorage than construction, and has enough management and logistics infrastructure in Anchorage to rival that of Seattle, according to a new report. Juneau-based economics firm McDowell Group released …
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Examining anti-setnet group’s claims about ‘bycatch’

June 18th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Examining anti-setnet group’s claims about ‘bycatch’)

By Laine Welch, Fish Factor/For the Alaska Journal of Commerce Published: 2015.06.17 02:43 PM A one-handed clap best describes the reaction to the 43,000-signature drop off by anti-salmon setnet advocates at the Division of Elections last week. It means enough signatures were gathered to include the question on the 2016 primary election ballot, and let …
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Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

June 18th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures)

Posted: June 10, 2015 – 5:38pm  | By By DJ Summers Alaska Journal of Commerce After the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures on June 10 to the Alaska Division of Elections seeking a 2016 ballot initiative that would ban setnets in urban areas of the state, the organization scrubbed its website to remove a link …
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Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

June 10th, 2015 | Posted by asaadmin3 in Articles | News - (Comments Off on Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures)

By DJ Summers, Alaska Journal of Commerce – June 10, 2015 Editor’s note: At the bottom of this story is a response from the Kenai River Sportfishing Association regarding their inclusion on the AFCA donation page. After the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures on June 10 to the Alaska Division of Elections seeking a …
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