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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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Latest McDowell Group seafood report shows job growth

January 21st, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Latest McDowell Group seafood report shows job growth)

By:  DJ Summers Alaska Journal of Commerce Posted:  Wed, 01/20/2016 – 1:57pm Harvesting Alaska seafood ranks between oil and tourism in economic impact, according to a new report detailing on the commercial fishing industry. The Juneau-based economics firm McDowell Group released an updated study on the economic impacts of the commercial fishing industry on Jan. …
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ASMI releases new economic study

January 20th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in News | Research - (Comments Off on ASMI releases new economic study)

Alaska Seafood Industry Pumps $14.6 billion a Year into US Economy SEAFOODNEWS.COM By Peggy Parker – January 20, 2016 A new study commissioned by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute found that economic impacts of the commercial fishing industry in Alaska to the rest of the nation reached $14.6 billion in recent years. Those impacts include …
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KTVA News in Anchorage continues coverage of so-called Kenai Fish Wars

January 18th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on KTVA News in Anchorage continues coverage of so-called Kenai Fish Wars)

KTVA’s Rhonda McBride on “Frontiers”: The Alaska Supreme Court recently threw out a setnet ban initiative. So, what’s next for the long running fish fight in Kenai? In this web extra, Andrew Jensen who is editor of the Alaska Journal of Commerce, will analyze the decision and talk about the implications for fisheries across Alaska. …
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Alaska steps back from the brink – John Sackton Editorial

January 7th, 2016 | Posted by asaadmin2 in Articles - (Comments Off on Alaska steps back from the brink – John Sackton Editorial)

SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Editor’s View] by John Sackton January 5, 2016 The Alaska Supreme Court decision preventing a ballot initiative to ban salmon set nets in parts of Cook Inlet last week allowed the seafood industry to heave a sigh of relief. But like any complex mechanism, the system of fish management that has created sustainable seafood …
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