Tag: farmed salmon

No growth

The Cook Inlet sport fishing business – its overall value marked by the opening of Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops in Alaska’s largest city – remains a more than $800 million monster […]

Altered state

News analysis Possibly nothing underlines the troubled state of the Alaska economy more than a new YouTube political advertisement produced for the campaign of incumbent governor Bill Walker. In the ad, a […]

Future fish

A News Analysis If Alaska commercial fishing interests think they now have problems with tariffs stemming from the simmering trade war with China, they best not look too far into the future […]

Humpy invasion

  While West Coast Americans – Alaskans among them – worry and fret about farmed Atlantic salmon escaping to invade the Pacific Ocean  despite decades of failed stocking efforts aimed at helping them do […]

A new Cook Inlet

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council, a federal entity dominated by commercial fishing interests, has named a Cook Inlet salmon committee to establish policy for management of fish in federal waters within […]

Hatchery plan stalls

A Homer, Alaska area salmon hatchery caught operating without a federal Clean Water Act permit won’t be moving its operations to Kachemak Bay anytime soon.   The private, non-profit Cook Inlet Aquaculture […]