Tag: commercial fishermen

Here to help

  Cook Inlet commercial fishermen who forced national intervention in the management of salmon bound for the Kenai, Kasilof, Susitna and other Southcentral Alaska rivers appear as if they might have sued […]

Less fish = more?

Backed by the desire to protect wild salmon, the Kenai River Sportfishing Association continues to push the Alaska Board of Fisheries toward a thorough examination of Prince William Sound salmon hatcheries, but […]

Kenai collapse

News analysis UPDATE: The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is shutting down sockeye salmon fishing in the Kenai River from Cook Inlet to the Kenai Lake bridge in Cooper Landing starting […]

Adapt or die

Alaska needs to find ways to encourage innovation in the commercial fishing industry to head off declines in a struggling, one-time mainstay of the state economy, the former director of the University […]

Salmon rising

UPDATE: This story has been updated with the Board of Fisheries meeting July 17 to discuss whether sockeye salmon runs are being reduced by the large production of hatchery pink salmon in […]