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Commercial fishing and other boats are moored in the Homer Harbor in this file photo. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Seawatch: Bycatch becomes hot issue

Dunleavy forms bycatch task force.

 

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Seawatch: Most halibut quotas set lower

The International Pacific Halibut Commission wrapped up its meeting in Anchorage last week.

 

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Seawatch: Report: 60% of comm-fish jobs are Alaskan

Alaska’s seafood industry puts 58,700 people to work.

 

Seawatch: Homer regains ‘halibut capital of the world’ title

Seawatch: Homer regains ‘halibut capital of the world’ title

Seward came in third with 1.97 million pounds.

Seawatch: Homer regains ‘halibut capital of the world’ title
Seawatch: Salmon Task Force efforts falter at NPFC meeting

Seawatch: Salmon Task Force efforts falter at NPFC meeting

The task force is an advisory committee set up to respond to a successful lawsuit.

Seawatch: Salmon Task Force efforts falter at NPFC meeting
Seawatch: Late-stage chinooks not as safe as thought

Seawatch: Late-stage chinooks not as safe as thought

“It has been assumed that the early stage in the ocean is more dangerous”

Seawatch: Late-stage chinooks not as safe as thought
Sea Watch: Fed shutdown affects fisheries

Sea Watch: Fed shutdown affects fisheries

While federal fisheries are expected to open on time despite the ongoing partial shutdown of the government, there will be effects on fisheries in Alaska.… Continue reading

Sea Watch: Fed shutdown affects fisheries
Sea Watch: Seafood industry faces more uncertainty

Sea Watch: Seafood industry faces more uncertainty

As another year draws to a close, the seafood industry seems to be facing even more uncertainty than usual, with some groundfish stocks cratering, salmon… Continue reading

Sea Watch: Seafood industry faces more uncertainty
Poor runs prompt southeast salmon fleet buyback

Poor runs prompt southeast salmon fleet buyback

The Southeast Alaska Seiners Association is spearheading another effort to reduce the size of the salmon fleet with another buyback, similar to the one in… Continue reading

Poor runs prompt southeast salmon fleet buyback