News analysis A significant shift in fisheries management aimed at putting more salmon in Cook Inlet streams and rivers surrounding Alaska’s urban core is coming, and commercial fishermen have been […]
News Analysis As the Alaska Board of Fisheries prepares to take up the always heated issue of who gets to catch what salmon and how many in Cook Inlet, the Kenai Peninsula […]
On a lopsided vote Monday, the Alaska Board of Fisheries opted against the idea of boosting food security to the top of a list of criteria for allocating salmon in developed areas […]
What would normally be a quiet March meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries to discuss generic statewide issues is shaping up to be a battle royal over a proposal that could […]
News Analysis The United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) has issued its annual report on who got the fish of the 49th state, and the winner is? Outside fishing interests.
The governor who embraced Cook Inlet commercial fishermen is gone. A new governor whose home is in the salmon-starved Matanuska-Susitna Borough at the head of the Inlet is in office. And the […]
Alaska Board of Fisheries member Fritz Johnson, a commercial fisherman from Bristol Bay, has resigned his seat on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) removing one of several possible conflicts of interest […]
With the commercial catch of sockeye in Upper Cook Inlet almost double the number of sockeye in the Kenai River, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game has downgraded the size […]