This page provides a range of economic reports detailing various economic facets of Cook Inlet and Alaskan fisheries.
Because we wish to provide a wide breadth of information, we sometimes provide links and documents that may conflict or present only one perspective on an issue. Because of that, we feel it is important to note that none of the content provided on our website necessarily represents the views or opinions of the Alaska Salmon Alliance, excepting, of course, those articles authored by us.
- The Economic Value of Alaska’s Seafood Industry, December, 2015. Prepared by the McDowell Group for the Alaska Salmon Marketing Institute.
- Analysis of State Revenue from Fisheries; Upper Cook Inlet, 2014, A retrospective analysis of options for increasing revenue returns on UCI salmon based on data from the 2014 salmon season, UCIDA, December, 2015.
- The Economic Impact of the Seafood Industry in Southcentral Alaska, June, 2015. Prepared by the McDowell Group for the Alaska Salmon Alliance. Overview of the McDowell Group Economic Study
- Alaska Seafood Impact Report provides a detailed overview of the economic value of Alaska’s seafood industry, prepared by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
- Alaska Salmon Alliance Economic Report, June, 2013
Executive Summary of the Alaska Salmon Alliance Economic Report
The Alaska Salmon Alliance commissioned an economic report, prepared by Northern Economics, to examine the economic contributions of Cook Inlet salmon fisheries. These links provide an executive summary of that report, as well as the full report.
- Comparing Sport and Commercial Economic Reports for Cook Inlet Fisheries – A Presentation by Dr. Gunnar Knapp, UAA (2009)
In this report, Dr. Knapp compares Economic Impacts and Contributions of Sportfishing in Alaska (2007), compiled for ADF&G, and The Seafood Industry in Alaska’s Economy (2009), compiled for The Marine Conservation Alliance, At-Sea Processors Association, and then Pacific Seafood Processors Association.
- Kenai River Sportfishing Association’s Economic Report – Economic Values of Sport, Personal Use and Commercial Salmon Fishing in Upper Cook Inlet.
A perspective on the values of various fishing groups from the Kenai River Sportfishing Association.
- Alaska Department of Fish and Game – An Economic Survey of the Cook Inlet Salmon Fishery (1970)
An interesting historical look at the economic state of the Cook Inlet salmon fishery in the late 60’s.