Humpies invade North America’s East Coast First the pink salmon, the smallest and shortest-lived of the species, took over the Pacific Ocean, swarming with the help of Alaska ocean ranching until they […]
New ocean order
The salmon fishing industries of Alaska and Russia look poised to continue as the big beneficiaries of global warming, the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAC) has been told, with Canada and […]
Commercial fishermen, who the state fought to keep working this summer even as COVID-19 shut down many other businesses, are now pressuring the Alaska Department of Fish and Game to reduce the […]
While Alaska was trumpeting a 2019 Alaska salmon harvest worth $657.6 million, Norwegian salmon farmers were the ones truly raking in the cash. The Norwegian Seafood Council is reporting NOK $107.3 billion […]
Tangled in conflict
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 […]
The hatchery case
With winter closing fast on Alaska and discussions on the possible impacts of hatchery fish on wild salmon expected to continue into the season when many have little to do but talk, […]
AK leads way to #1!
The annual report from the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission is out and the United States, led by Alaska, is the 2017 world leader in hatchery-salmon ranching. Almost 1.9 billion immature salmon […]
Fearful that Cook Inlet is increasingly coming under the influence of the big, pink-salmon ranch that is Alaska’s Prince William Sound, nine outdoor groups have banded together to ask the Alaska Board […]
This story has been updated FAIRBANKS – More research is needed into the interactions of hatchery and wild fish in Alaska before the Alaska Department of Fish and Game approves the dumping […]
Salmon kill salmon?
The mystery surrounding the shrinking size and number of Alaska king salmon might be as simple as this: The biggest, most highly prized salmon in the north simply can’t compete with the […]