As if Canadian commercial fishermen didn’t have it bad enough with precipitously declining salmon runs and Alaska interceptions of Canadian-born fish, now they’ve lost Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of their sockeye, […]
A controversial study pointing to the ocean – and not dams or other freshwater issues – as responsible for a 65 percent decline in the productivity of Chinook salmon along the North […]
Just in time for the next and upcoming skirmish in Alaska’s long Cook Inlet fish war, Kenai Peninsula fishing guide Mark Glassmaker has pulled up 2105 research concluding almost half of all […]
In news that will come as no surprise to most Alaskans, an international team of researchers led by the University of Washingon’s Ray Hilborn has concluded that well-managed fisheries pose no threat […]
First the farmers came after the wild salmon. Now they’re coming after the wild halibut. A campaign by Direct Seafoods urging chefs to replace wild halibut with farmed halibut on restaurant […]
Alaska commercial fisheries look to be global-warming losers, according to a new study by a group of U.S. scientists, but the study is missing one vital component: Salmon.
Both economically and biologically, the commercial fisheries of Alaska’s Cook Inlet are imprecise and archaic. And now come federal regulators to try to apply Information Age precision to this chaos of […]
Update: This story has been updated and extensively rewrwitten to reflect the Little Susitna finally made escapement and to include information from a state genetics study of Chinook from Northern Cook […]