21st Century salmon

    As Alaska struggles to maintain commercial productivity in its most-valuable, wild-salmon fisheries,¬†¬†competition in the fish market is looming on every horizon.   Land-based salmon farms are popping up in odd […]

Good bad news?

The Copper River commercial salmon fishery ended Tuesday almost 2,000 Chinook over the 5,000-salmon threshold the Alaska Department of Fish and Game set as the acceptable harvest for 2017, ¬†and the fishing […]

Fishermen trouble

The 68-year-old president of the United Fishermen of Alaska – one of the 49th state’s most powerful lobbies – and three other commercial fishermen have been cited in Cordova for failing to […]

Prized fish kill

Update: This story has been updated with video to illustrate Thursday fishing conditions. The Copper River commercial fishery has claimed the life of a 69-year-old commercial fishermen from Cordova. The body of […]