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Federal reports update seafood economy

May 24th, 2017 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Federal reports update seafood economy)

Fish Factor: Federal reports update seafood economy Data shows figures are still above the five-year average The Cordova Times By Laine Welch – May 16, 2017 The U.S. seafood industry’s contribution to the nation’s economy sank a bit, while Alaska’s output increased slightly and dollar values held steady. An eagerly anticipated annual report released in …
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Fisheries board says no to emergency petition on Copper River fishery

May 24th, 2017 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Fisheries board says no to emergency petition on Copper River fishery)

Fisheries board says no to emergency petition on Copper River fishery The Cordova Times By Margaret Bauman – May 17, 2017 The close of the day during the Copper River opener in May 2016 was overcast and moody, but the atmosphere on the water out in front of Cordova Harbor was celebratory. Several gillnetters lined …
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John Sackton’s Presentation to SWAMC March 2017

March 5th, 2017 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on John Sackton’s Presentation to SWAMC March 2017)

Sackton Fisheries in the Global Economy

ASA’s 2016 Year in Review Newsletter

December 21st, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on ASA’s 2016 Year in Review Newsletter)

December 2016 Newsletter

Fish and Game recommends big-fish Kenai king goal

November 17th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Fish and Game recommends big-fish Kenai king goal)

Fish and Game recommends big-fish Kenai king goal Posted: November 16, 2016 – 8:25pm By ELIZABETH EARL Peninsula Clarion The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is recommending putting a big-fish goal in place for Kenai River king salmon. In a Monday memo attached to the schedule for the Board of Fisheries’ upcoming Lower Cook Inlet …
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ADFG 2017 Sockeye Salmon Forecast

November 17th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on ADFG 2017 Sockeye Salmon Forecast)

ADFG predicts lowest sockeye salmon harvest in 15 years By: DJ Summers Alaska Journal of Commerce Post date: Tue, 11/15/2016 – 2:45pm Forecasts for Upper Cook Inlet sockeye salmon have dropped precipitously, just in time for the state’s fishermen to have another beef with Alaska’s fisheries managers in a few months. “In 2017, a run …
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Board of Fisheries Work Session in Soldotna

October 19th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Board of Fisheries Work Session in Soldotna)

Public weighs in at Board of Fisheries Posted: October 18, 2016 – 9:35pm  |  Updated: October 18, 2016 – 9:50pm Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Dozens of people from around Alaska turned out for the Board of Fisheries’ worksession to comment on fisheries issues Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2016 in Soldotna, Alaska. The Board of Fisheries will not take regulatory …
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Board of Fisheries to hold worksession in Soldotna

October 3rd, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Board of Fisheries to hold worksession in Soldotna)

Board of Fisheries to hold worksession in Soldotna Posted: October 1, 2016 – 6:24pm Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion In this July 22, 2016 photo, two boats are towed by members of the Kenai Fire Department and Kenai Police Department. One boat capsized and another came to its rescue on the Kenai River in Kenai, Alaska. …
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Fishing provides essential jobs in the Kenai Borough

October 3rd, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Fishing provides essential jobs in the Kenai Borough)

Maritime industry largest employer on peninsula Posted: July 5, 2016 – 8:48pm  |  Updated: July 5, 2016 – 8:55pm Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion A commercial fishing boat leaves the mouth of the Kenai River for a day of fishing in Cook Inlet on Monday, July 4 in Kenai. By ELIZABETH EARL Peninsula Clarion The Kenai Peninsula’s economy depends …
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Is Alaska getting full value from fishery resources?

January 26th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Is Alaska getting full value from fishery resources?)

Salmon and other fishery resources in Alaska are constitutionally required to be managed for both sustained yield and maximum benefit to the people. Allowing huge quantities of surplus salmon (beyond the number needed for escapements) to go unharvested does not meet the maximum benefit requirement. Current fisheries management in Cook Inlet is allowing millions of …
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