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  1. Upper Cook Inlet fishermen seek federal disaster declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    A Cook Inlet drift gillnet salmon boat is seen in this file photo. Fishermen who saw their fishery value shrink by about two-thirds in 2018 are seeking support for a federal disaster declaration that would enable Congress to appropriate relief funds.


  2. Crabbers thankful to have a season for Bristol Bay red king crabRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Crab catches dominate Alaska's fish news in early October as boats gear up for mid-month openers in the Bering Sea. As expected, crabbers will see increased catches for snow crab after the annual survey showed a 60 percent boost in market-sized males and nearly the same for females .


  3. Ferry makes extra stop in Chignik after salmon fishery failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The salmon-counting weir on the Chignik River, where not enough fish were seen to allow fishermen to earn a living this disastrous summer, had to be pulled early after it started washing away. The near-complete collapse of the commercial salmon fishery this summer led to an economic disaster declaration from Gov. Bill Walker.


  4. Bristol Bay harvest hits 37 million, but statewide take down by a thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishing vessels wait in line to deliver Bristol Bay sockeye at Egegik in this Journal file photo. Fishing in the Bay this year has been outstanding with more than 39 million sockeye harvested through July 25, but the rest of the state is fairing extremely poorly with the total catch standing down by a third from where it was a year ago.


  5. Fish Factor: Bristol Bay lone bright spot for salmon so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Sockeye salmon catches often add up to half of the value of Alaska's total salmon fishery, and the so-called reds dominate the season's early fisheries starting in mid-May. For example, the Copper River sockeye harvest of just 26,000 is the lowest in 50 years. At Kodiak just 212,000 sockeyes were taken through July 6, making it the weakest harvest in 38 years.


  6. Salmon struggles extend to unprecedented restrictions at ChignikRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Salmon harvest around the state have been sharply curtailed this year from Copper River to Chignik, where the worst run measured since statehood has led to restrictions in neighboring fisheries to allow as much passage as possible to meet escapement goals. A tough sockeye salmon commercial fishing season is shaping up in the Gulf of Alaska, from the Copper River across to Kodiak Island and back to the mainland at Chignik.


  7. GCI seeks customers as it considers Aleutians fiber networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Whether undersea or underground, the mixture of water and telecommunications is a continuing challenge for GCI's TERRA Aleutian Program, aimed at improving internet and cellphone service in one of the most remote areas of Alaska. The telecommunications company is proposing an 869-mile underwater fiber optic cable route, along the south side of the Alaska Peninsula, stretching from Kodiak to Chignik and ending in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor.


  8. Fish Factor: Salmon fishermen should see strong pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Fishing vessels make salmon deliveries to a tender at Egegik in this file photo. Most vessels have added refrigerated sea water systems to preserve the high quality Bristol Bay sockeye, with 73 percent of deliveries last year chilled with RSW systems.