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  • Coast Guard to Investigate Sinking of Fishing Vessel
  • JUNEAU, AK — A public Formal Marine Investigation, convened by the Seventeenth Coast Guard District commander, to look into the sinking of the fishing vessel Alaska Juris, has been set for Dec. 5th, in Seattle. The hearing will take place at the ...
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  • 12/2/2016 11:34:10 AM
  • Fish board asks state to beef up salmon protection
  • A joint committee of the Alaska Board of Fish met in Homer on Tuesday and moved to draft a letter asking lawmakers to make more specific rules and protections for salmon by strengthening laws governing permits for those wishing to disturb salmon streams ..
  • Homer Tribune
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  • 12/2/2016 12:14:08 AM
  • Fish and Game recommends lower goals in Lower Cook Inlet
  • The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is reevaluating many of the sustainable escapement goals it has set around the state using a new method designed to correct the faults of an old one. Fish and Game sets two kinds of goals for escapement into rivers ..
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 12/1/2016 8:29:14 AM
  • Board of Fish to consider changes to winter king fishery
  • They come in conjunction with a progress report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game detailing genetic sampling being done on sport-caught king salmon in the marine fishery, which will be presented to the board during its Lower Cook Inlet Meeting ..
  • Homer News
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  • 11/30/2016 4:27:03 AM
  • Alaska Judge Rebuffs Fish Co.'s $8.5M Exxon Valdez Claim
  • Law360, New York (November 29, 2016, 6:29 PM EST) -- Wrapping up loose ends in a decadelong battle over interest and fees from an Exxon Valdez oil spill settlement, an Alaska federal judge on Monday said Exxon Mobil Corp. owes a seafood processing company
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  • 11/29/2016 11:26:24 PM
  • Alaska Editorial: Sockeye forecast adds concern to fish board process
  • The following editorial first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion: Upper Cook Inlet salmon fishery stakeholders should be concerned with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 2017 sockeye forecast for many reasons — not the least of which is that the ...
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  • 11/29/2016 6:32:54 PM
  • Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas
  • The second is an experience. Maybe they've always wanted to catch a particular species of fish or visit a specific place (like Alaska or Florida). Those experiences provide great memories, particularly if you can find a way to go, too. 4. A trip down ...
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  • 11/29/2016 3:26:47 PM
  • Alaska Editorial: Sockeye forecast adds concern to fish board process
  • The following editorial first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion: Upper Cook Inlet salmon fishery stakeholders should be concerned with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 2017 sockeye forecast for many reasons — not the least of which is that the ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 11/29/2016 11:59:12 AM
  • Alaska Fish Factor: Alaskan Salmon Sales Outlook Looks Positive for 2017
  • Laine Welch has been covering news of Alaska’s seafood industry for print and broadcast since 1988. She also has worked ‘behind the counter’ in wholesale and retail seafood businesses in Alaska and Cape Cod, MA. Laine lives in Kodiak, Alaska.
  • The Fish Site
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  • 11/29/2016 6:01:17 AM
  • HOW TO Cook Alaska Fish FNH-00127
  • 5 Lemon Dill Salmon...6 Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon Steaks...7 Lemon Garlic Salmon...8 Pan Poached Salmon Piccata...9 3 HOW TO COOK ALASKA FISH We often think of cooking as a way to tenderize food. However, fish are tender before they are cooked and a ...
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  • 11/29/2016 2:48:01 AM
  • Board of Fish to consider winter king changes
  • They come in conjunction with a progress report from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game detailing genetic sampling being done on sport-caught king salmon in the marine fishery, which will be presented to the board during its Lower Cook Inlet Meeting ..
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 11/28/2016 9:58:42 AM
  • 6 Steps To Plan Fishing Trip To Alaska
  • Alaska has proved to have abundant natural resources of gold, timber, and oil—and the best fishing on the planet. Planning a vacation isn't hard, as it can be fun full of challenges. Alaska's huge uninhabited region makes it immensely easier to swarm ...
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  • 11/28/2016 7:06:54 AM
  • Jerry French Launches Fly Fishing Website
  • Get in here! Photo: Jerry French Fly Fishing. Attention all Skagit junkies – Alaska West alum and Skagit mastermind, Jerry French, has launched his new website, and we think you should check it out! Earlier this month, Jerry shared with us the details ...
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  • 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
  • Fish Factor: Fisheries need specialists: UA provides
  • Alaska's university system is ramping up programs to train the next generations of fishery and ocean specialists - and plenty of jobs await. Since 1987, the College of Fisheries and Ocean Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has offered ...
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  • 11/19/2016 11:59:44 PM
  • Fish Factor: Halibut harvest numbers up for first time in decades
  • As Alaska's iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017. Meanwhile, prices for hard to get shares of the halibut catch are jaw-dropping? The halibut fishery ..
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  • 11/11/2016 11:54:54 PM
  • Fish Factor: Halibut harvest numbers up for first time in decades
  • As Alaska's iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017. Meanwhile, prices for hard to get shares of the halibut catch are jaw-dropping? The halibut fishery ..
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 11/11/2016 10:14:41 PM
  • Video: Alaska Fly Fishing at Bristol Bay
  • Tikchik Narrows Lodge 2016 from Jack Boland on Vimeo. Bristol Bay, Alaska is the home to some of the best fly fishing on the planet. In a new video from Jack Boland and Tikchik Narrows Lodge, some 2016 angling action is highlighted. To check out more from
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  • 11/11/2016 8:52:58 AM
  • Fish Factor: Pacific halibut harvest numbers increased this year
  • As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017. Meanwhile, prices for hard to get shares of the halibut catch are jaw-dropping.
  • Petersburg Pilot
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  • 11/10/2016 8:35:39 PM
  • Experience of trip to fish sockeye salmon in Alaska is worth repeating
  • A bad day of fishing salmon on the Kenai River generally offers up more opportunities than a very good day elsewhere. My wife, Rita, and I have for more than 10 years returned every summer for the second run of sockeye salmon fishing on the Kenai River in
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 11/10/2016 3:49:19 PM
  • Aqua-Vu: Underwater Gold Rush
  • One of the richest marine gold reserves in the world, the Bering Sea near Nome Alaska has produced over 112 metric tons of the precious metal. And now, thanks to technology borrowed from the sportfishing industry, Adkinson and his Wild Ranger Gold Company
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  • 11/9/2016 11:42:57 PM
  • Aqua-Vu: Underwater Gold Rush
  • One of the richest marine gold reserves in the world, the Bering Sea near Nome Alaska has produced over 112 metric tons of the precious metal. And now, thanks to technology borrowed from the sportfishing industry, Adkinson and his Wild Ranger Gold Company
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  • 11/9/2016 10:52:51 PM
  • Fish Board sets 2017-2018 meeting locations
  • Dillingham will get a chance to host the Alaska Board of Fisheries in a few years, but other western and northern Alaska meetings will be held in Anchorage. At it's annual work session in October, the fish board set meeting locations for the 2018-2019 ...
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  • 11/8/2016 7:12:08 PM
  • Flowerhorn Fish 8" For Sale - New and Used
  • This is a super red texa fish We ship on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Only. We do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska or Canada. We do combine shipping if more fish was added. (Email us for actual shipping cost) We will gladly replace your fish or give a refund
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  • 11/7/2016 10:55:13 PM
  • Alaska Fish Factor: Jaw-Dropping Prices for Halibut Catch Shares
  • US - As Alaska’s iconic halibut fishery wraps up this week, stakeholders are holding their breath to learn if catches might ratchet up slightly again in 2017. Meanwhile, prices for hard to get shares of the halibut catch are jaw-dropping. The halibut ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 11/7/2016 9:26:20 AM
  • A Fish Story: How Salmon Satisfies A Hearty Appetite
  • Ready for a fish story? While cruising through Alaska's Inside Passage, I visited a salmon hatchery in Ketchikan - the salmon capital of the world - and renewed my respect for these persistent and tasty creatures. Though easy to prepare and extraordinary .
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  • 11/7/2016 8:07:36 AM
  • Wounded vets find sanctuary in fishing, hunting experiences
  • Simply put, and so easy to understand for any of us who have ever spent a day on a boat in Lake Erie or a week at a remote outpost camp on an island in Alaska — it’s not the fish, it’s the fishing. And the fishing experience is always about the ...
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  • 11/6/2016 7:32:59 AM
  • New ASMI logo to tout wild Alaska fish in pet food
  • Alaska seafood, "wild, natural, and sustainable," and fine food for man and beast? Well, something like that, but when it comes to dog food, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute wants to make a distinction between the fine dining experience, and fishy ..
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 11/5/2016 9:50:11 AM
  • Fish Board sets 2017-2018 meeting locations
  • Dillingham will get a chance to host the Alaska Board of Fisheries in a few years, but other western and northern Alaska meetings will be held in Anchorage. At it's annual work session in October, the fish board set meeting locations for the 2018-2019 ...
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 11/5/2016 9:50:11 AM
  • New ASMI logo to tout wild Alaska fish in pet food
  • Alaska seafood, "wild, natural, and sustainable," and fine food for man and beast? Well, something like that, but when it comes to dog food, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute wants to make a distinction between the fine dining experience, and fishy ..
  • thebristolbaytimes.com
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  • 11/5/2016 9:35:52 AM
  • Study downplays leaking mine’s impact on fish
  • State biologists say a study shows pollution from an abandoned Canadian mine upstream of Southeast Alaska does not harm fish. A chief critic of the Tulsequah Chief Mine says the research doesn’t tell the whole story. The Tulsequah Chief, about 40 miles ...
  • Alaska Public Media
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  • 11/5/2016 12:31:50 AM
  • Trout fishing underway at Liberty Park
  • “We fish all over the United States, in Montana and Alaska,” Bill said. “We love to fish.” Bill Munholland holds a rainbow trout his wife Kathi caught with a “Halloween” lure Friday morning at Liberty Park. “We always do catch-and-release for ...
  • Sedalia Democrat
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  • 11/5/2016 12:10:22 AM
  • Sportfishing guide pleads guilty to fishing violations
  • HOMER, Alaska (AP) - A Soldotna sportfishing guide has been ordered to pay $5,000 and has had his guiding privileges suspended after being charged with illegally taking halibut for himself while on two fishing trips. The Homer News reports that Mel ...
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  • 11/4/2016 3:42:07 PM
  • Sport fishing guide pleads guilty, fined for violations
  • HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A Soldotna sportfish guide has been ordered to pay $5,000 and has had his guiding privileges suspended after being charged with illegally taking halibut for himself while on two fishing trips. Mel Erickson pleaded guilty to two ...
  • News Miner
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  • 11/4/2016 11:45:54 AM
  • Fish Factor: Study details changes in Southeast, impacts on fish
  • A changing climate is altering rain and snowfall patterns that affect the waters Alaska salmon call home, for better or worse. A first of its kind study now details the potential changes for Southeast Alaska, and how people can plan ahead to protect the fi
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  • 11/4/2016 11:02:57 AM
  • Sportfishing guide pleads guilty to fishing violations
  • HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A Soldotna sportfishing guide has been ordered to pay $5,000 and has had his guiding privileges suspended after being charged with illegally taking halibut for himself while on two fishing trips. The Homer News reports (http://bit.ly .
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  • 11/4/2016 10:05:41 AM
  • Fish Factor: Study details changes in Southeast, impacts on fish
  • A changing climate is altering rain and snowfall patterns that affect the waters Alaska salmon call home, for better or worse. A first of its kind study now details the potential changes for Southeast Alaska, and how people can plan ahead to protect the fi
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 11/4/2016 9:22:44 AM
  • Sport fishing guide pleads guilty, fined for violations
  • HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A Soldotna sportfish guide has been ordered to pay $5,000 and has had his guiding privileges suspended after being charged with illegally taking halibut for himself while on two fishing trips. Mel Erickson pleaded guilty to two ...
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  • 11/4/2016 9:15:35 AM
  • Fish Factor: Grim season for salmon fisherman all over state
  • Values of Alaska salmon permits have taken a nose dive after a dismal fishing season for all but a few regions. “No activity for drift gillnet or seine permits in Prince William Sound…No interest in Southeast seine or troll permits…Nothing n...
  • Petersburg Pilot
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  • 11/3/2016 9:09:36 AM
  • Study downplays leaking mine’s impact on fish
  • State biologists say a study shows pollution from an abandoned Canadian mine upstream of Southeast Alaska does not harm fish. A chief critic of the Tulsequah Chief Mine says the research doesn’t tell the whole story. http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com ...
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  • 11/2/2016 10:00:54 AM
  • Keys commercial fish catch ranks among nation’s best
  • But the shrimp are still there and always will be if we keep Florida Bay clean.” Five of the top 10 ports in the 2015 summary of commercial-fishing value are in Alaska, including second-ranked Dutch Harbor, which reported $218 million in catch sales from .
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  • 11/2/2016 9:25:06 AM
  • Gulf of Alaska Groundfish Closures Shock West Coast Flatfish Inventories
  • US - An unexpected closure in the Gulf of Alaska will leave many West coast vendors scrambling for inventories of flatfish this Fall, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight. The National Marine Fisheries Service has prohibited ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 11/2/2016 8:20:41 AM
  • Fishing guide fined $10,000 in halibut violations
  • In the original criminal complaint filed in June 2015, Alaska Wildlife Trooper Trent Chwialkowski said that Erickson, either himself or aided clients in fishing within 1 mile of shore near the Anchor River after catching king salmon in the early-run ...
  • Homer News
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  • 11/2/2016 5:21:44 AM
  • Sport guide gets $10,000 fine in fishing violations
  • In the original criminal complaint filed in June 2015, Alaska Wildlife Trooper Trent Chwialkowski said that Erickson, either himself or aided clients in fishing within 1 mile of shore near the Anchor River after catching king salmon in the early-run ...
  • Homer News
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  • 11/2/2016 5:21:44 AM
  • Study downplays leaking mine’s impact on fish
  • State biologists say a study shows pollution from an abandoned Canadian mine upstream of Southeast Alaska does not harm fish. A chief critic of the Tulsequah Chief Mine says the research doesn’t tell the whole story. http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com ...
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  • 11/2/2016 1:25:30 AM
  • Fishing report: Boat show offers a variety of seminars
  • "I'm trying to give people just a little something that they haven't thought about before." Elliot Stark, who has worked at fishing lodges in Alaska and Panama, discusses destination fishing and provides tips on what you need to bring when going on the ...
  • Sun Sentinel
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  • 11/1/2016 9:22:07 PM
  • Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewman 57 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay medevaced a 31-year-old male from a fishing vessel 57 miles west-northwest of Cold Bay Sunday morning. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard ...
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  • 11/1/2016 2:59:45 AM
  • Fish harvesters, processors work on budget plan
  • The bill stalled. Fisheries stakeholders might have a fix. At an October meeting of the United Fishermen of Alaska, the state’s largest harvester group, fishermen decided to knock heads together instead of against the legislative wall. “(Pacific ...
  • Peninsula Clarion
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  • 10/31/2016 9:48:57 AM
  • Alaska Fish Factor: Salmon Permit Values Take a Nose Dive
  • US - Values of Alaska salmon permits have taken a nose dive after a dismal fishing season for all but a few regions. “No activity for drift gillnet or seine permits in Prince William Sound…No interest in Southeast seine or troll permits…Nothing new ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 10/31/2016 8:30:13 AM
  • Five things you may want to ask from your Alaska fishing guide
  • When summer time comes and salmon are starting to run, many people who like fishing visit Alaska. Tourists tend to know when the salmon run starts. This may not be on purpose but they do know the best place to catch salmon is in Alaska. Alaska’s waters ...
  • whatareyoutalking.com
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  • 10/31/2016 8:15:54 AM
  • U.S. wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing
  • The U.S. State Department said last year that the non-binding agreement, signed in Oslo, acknowledged that commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean — an area bigger than Alaska and Texas combined — is unlikely to happen soon. But it also ...
  • The Log
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  • 10/31/2016 7:18:38 AM
  • Pacific Northwest fishing industry took big hit in 2015
  • Last year’s catch also had the lowest value since 2010 and was 24 percent less than in 2013. Landings in the lower 48 states are dwarfed by Alaska. Dutch Harbor, Alaska continues to be the nation’s biggest fishing port, with 787 million pounds in 2015 ...
  • Chinook Observer
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  • 10/31/2016 1:20:43 AM
  • Cold Bay, Alaska fishing vessel medevac
  • In this video provided by Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak deployed to Forward Operating Location Cold Bay, Alaska, an MH-60 Jayhawk crew medevacs a 31-year-old male crew member from the fishing vessel Seabrooke 57 miles west-northwest of Cold Bay, Oct. 30 .
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  • 10/29/2016 11:56:00 PM
  • Coast Guard responds to sunken fishing vessel in Sitka Sound, Alaska
  • JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a fishing vessel that partially sank Thursday with diesel fuel onboard in Sitka Sound. The owner of the fishing vessel Sandra L reported Friday that there is a visible sheen and has deployed absorbent boom.
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  • 10/29/2016 1:40:23 PM
  • Gov adds Southeast Alaska to list for fish disaster aid
  • SITKA — State Sen. Bert Stedman of Sitka made a request to Gov. Walker last month asking the governor to consider adding Southeast Alaska to his request to the U.S. Department of Commerce for a disaster declaration related to this year’s poor pink ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 10/29/2016 2:41:50 AM
  • Dutch Harbor remains nation’s top fishing port
  • As a state, Alaska led the country in total volume and value of fish landings — bringing in three times the money and more than five times the amount of seafood as the next largest state’s catch.
  • Alaska Public Media
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  • 10/28/2016 7:46:39 PM
  • Fresh fish from Alaska
  • Received a package from my adapted native son of Alaskan Halibut, Salmon, moose and caribou so plenty of lean proteins for the winter. I'd forgotten how much I enjoyed fresh Salmon and Halibut
  • sparkpeople.com
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  • 10/28/2016 7:03:42 PM
  • State raising fees for hunting, fishing licenses in 2017
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The state Department of Fish and Game has announced that fees will increase for sport fishing, hunting and trapping licenses starting next year. The agency's announcement Thursday comes as the result of a bill approved by lawmakers
  • News Miner
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  • 10/28/2016 1:34:25 PM
  • Fishing for salmon with Alaska’s brown bears
  • This photographer got within feet of giant Alaskan bears honing their salmon hunting skills. Home to the largest concentration of grizzly bears in the world, bears of all ages congregate on the McNeil River between June and August to feed on the salmon ...
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  • 10/27/2016 8:59:25 PM
  • Star Fish Market voted Best Fresh Seafood Store 2016
  • Star Fish Market fish is sourced from a myriad of places including British Columbia, Canada, Alaska, Gloucester and the Gulf of Maine. Black sea bass, blackfish and fluke come from the Block Island Sound. “Anything I can get from Long Island Sound ...
  • Shoreline Times
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  • 10/25/2016 4:29:46 PM
  • Third Time's the Charm for Winter Fishing in British Columbia
  • My record for winter fishing has not been stellar. In fact, it was abysmal. My first shot at it was off the coast of Alaska, deep-trolling for salmon while cruising through a snowstorm. After freezing my bunions off, I ended up with zero fish caught.
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  • 10/23/2016 7:06:39 AM
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game sends out annual harvest surveys
  • The Alaska Department of Fish and Game began mailing annual sport fishing harvest surveys this week to some 47,000 randomly selected Alaska resident and nonresident households having a person who purchased a sport fishing license or who holds a permanent .
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 10/22/2016 6:17:43 AM
  • Alaskans Eat Fish—Lots of It!—So Let’s Keep Their Waters Clean
  • It turns out that the U.S. already has laws on the books that keep our water clean. But in Alaska? The law isn’t working the way it should. Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s former director, Malena Marvin, reflects many Alaskans’ attitude ...
  • National Geographic Society
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  • 10/21/2016 7:04:51 PM
  • Public gets open mic at first day of fish board meeting
  • The issue that received the most comments, both for and against, was a non-regulatory proposal requesting the Board of Fisheries to lobby the Legislature to update the state fish habitat permitting process to include specific criteria from the Alaska ...
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 10/21/2016 8:20:36 AM
  • Fish Factor: Rough summer for salmon
  • It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all other species came up short. But salmon stakeholders can take heart that the fish is moving ...
  • The Cordova Times
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  • 10/21/2016 4:53:00 AM
  • Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts
  • Some of Hawaii's workers make less than $5,000 a year, while experienced American crew members in Alaska can make up to $80,000 a year. Federal law requires that U.S. citizens make up 75 percent of the crew on most commercial fishing vessels in America.
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 10/21/2016 2:22:41 AM
  • Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts
  • Some of Hawaii's workers make less than $5,000 a year, while experienced American crew members in Alaska can make up to $80,000 a year. Federal law requires that U.S. citizens make up 75 percent of the crew on most commercial fishing vessels in America.
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  • 10/21/2016 1:39:44 AM
  • Fish and Game sends out harvest surveys
  • The Alaska Department of Fish and Game began mailing annual sport fishing harvest surveys this week to some 47,000 randomly selected Alaska resident and nonresident households having a person who purchased a sport fishing license or who holds a permanent .
  • Homer Tribune
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  • 10/20/2016 3:59:55 PM
  • Annual sport fishing harvest survey
  • This week, ADF&G Division of Sport Fish will begin mailing the first wave of 2016 Alaska Sport Fishing Surveys to Anglers who purchased an Alaska sport fishing license in 2016. The survey is sent to approximately 47,000 randomly selected Alaska re...
  • Petersburg Pilot
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  • 10/20/2016 1:58:13 PM
  • Fish Factor: Despite numbers, fish moving swimmingly to market
  • It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all other species came up short. But salmon stakeholders can take heart that the fish is moving...
  • Petersburg Pilot
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  • 10/20/2016 1:29:35 PM
  • Fishing Report: Learn how to extend your fishing season
  • Visit www.coastalconservation.us for the full report. Fly fishing in Alaska and British Columbia Want to learn how to fly fish Alaska and British Columbia? Now is your chance at the Narragansett Chapter of Trout Unlimited meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 ...
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 10/20/2016 12:10:51 PM
  • U.S. Senate Candidates Debate Fish
  • They tackled issues important to fisheries across the state such as discharge rules, Alaska’s aging fishing crews and transboundary Canadian mines. Candidates had chances to ask questions of each other and comment on their favorite seafood as well.
  • KSTK
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  • 10/20/2016 12:03:41 PM
  • Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts
  • Some of Hawaii's workers make less than $5,000 a year, while experienced American crew members in Alaska can make up to $80,000 a year. Federal law requires that U.S. citizens make up 75 percent of the crew on most commercial fishing vessels in America.
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 10/20/2016 9:26:12 AM
  • The fight to protect Alaska's predators
  • Ed Schmitt, a retired surgeon, moved to Alaska to experience the wild. He left Colorado for the Kenai Peninsula, south of Anchorage, where he could fish in a river that flowed right outside his house and hunt, he says, in a way that respects wildlife and .
  • The Humane Society of the United States
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  • 10/19/2016 8:40:16 PM
  • Public weighs in before fish board
  • The issue that received the most comments, both for and against, was a non-regulatory proposal requesting the Board of Fisheries to lobby the Legislature to update the state fish habitat permitting process to include specific criteria from the Alaska ...
  • Homer News
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  • 10/19/2016 2:39:22 AM
  • Small Fish, Big Meal
  • We’ve said it many times before, but we love fishing giant flies for our trout in western Alaska. Some might assume that that’s because we subscribe to the ‘big fly, big fish’ theory of fly selection.. However, in our neck of the woods, abundant ...
  • www.deneki.com
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  • 10/17/2016 1:04:31 PM
  • Alaska Fish Factor: Sockeye the Exception in Rough Salmon Season
  • US - It was a rough salmon season at most Alaska regions this summer, with Bristol Bay being the big exception. While sockeye catches exceeded expectations, all other species came up short. But salmon stakeholders can take heart that the fish is moving ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 10/17/2016 7:35:14 AM
  • Seward Fish and Game Advisory Committee meeting
  • The proposal book for 2017 Board of Fisheries proposed changes for Lower Cook Inlet finish, Kodiak finish, Upper Cook Inlet finish, and statewide (except Southeast and Yakutat) King and Tanner crab can be viewed at: http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?
  • Seward City News
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  • 10/17/2016 5:55:01 AM
  • Hometown Hungers: Baja Fish Tacos
  • “For the perfect fish taco, we like wild Alaska pollock for its mild flavor and firm texture,” Rubio says. “We dust the pollock in flour and then dip the pollock in a light beer batter flavored with a good Mexican lager, flour, mustard ...
  • blog.foodnetwork.com
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  • 10/15/2016 1:42:41 PM
  • 5 Reasons to Put Southeast Alaska on Your Fishing Bucket List
  • My childhood in southeast Alaska was probably the greatest gift my parents could have given me. I have been hunting, fishing, and exploring this magical part of the state since before I could walk. Some people ask me why I live all the way up here, but ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 10/14/2016 10:26:25 PM
  • The fish factor
  • Four of Alaska’s candidates for U.S. Senate were in Kodiak on Wednesday for a debate that focused mainly on fish. To people outside Alaska, devoting a U.S. Senate campaign debate to fish topics might seem daft. But it makes good sense in a state that saw .
  • Ketchikan Daily News
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  • 10/14/2016 5:11:27 PM
  • Fish Factor: ADF&G lowers crab quotas
  • The Bering Sea crab fisheries open October 15. No urchin searchin’ Divers could pull up millions of pounds of sea urchins from Alaska waters each October, but the fishery draws little interest. The urchins are valued for their uni, or roe, used widely in .
  • The Cordova Times
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  • 10/14/2016 3:38:24 PM
  • True fish war
  • A real fish war – not just another Alaska yelling matching about who gets to catch what – was waged in Prince William Sound this August with one boat nearly sunk, one crewman seriously injured, and the Alaska Department of Law now pondering whether to ...
  • craigmedred.news
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  • 10/14/2016 10:44:54 AM
  • Confluence Films premieres fifth fishing feature, 'Providence'
  • Filmed on location in the Seychelles, Africa, Montana and Alaska, the end result is an amazing and exciting story of adventure, piracy, challenging fish, Indian Ocean history, and the exploration of some of the world’s most untouched flats. Rather than ...
  • Bozeman Daily Chronicle
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  • 10/14/2016 6:05:44 AM
  • Coastal Casts: Ocean offers up a variety of fish, including yellowtail
  • The yellowtail ranges from San Diego to the southern most end of Alaska and are commercially harvested in some of these regions. In fact on a yearly basis, enough yellowtail are caught along with other fish in the “groundfish species” category to feed ...
  • NR today
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  • 10/13/2016 11:53:30 PM
  • Walrus move on from haulout near Point Lay, Fish and Wildlife says
  • POINT LAY, Alaska (KTUU) - A group of about 6,000 Pacific Walruses appears to have moved on after hauling out on a barrier island near the village of Point Lay last week, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “The walruses are likely heading ...
  • 2KTUU
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  • 10/13/2016 5:41:16 PM
  • Alaska Fishing Employment – Make $four,000 to $20,000 A Month
  • Are you seeking Alaska fishing employment? There are thousands of fishing jobs available throughout the year in the Alaska commercial fishing industry. This job offers great pay and excitement for those seeking adventure. Fishing boat Captains are in ...
  • globotimes.com
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  • 10/12/2016 8:45:35 AM
  • Fish & Game commissioner turns down challenge of predator control rules
  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's Department of Fish and Game commissioner has rejected calls from petitioners critical of the state's predator control rules to change the hunting program. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that 150 Alaska residents ..
  • 2KTUU
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  • 10/10/2016 3:35:59 PM
  • Fishing for halibut an Alaskan adventure
  • If you like to fish for bottom feeders like a catfish, treat yourself to an experience like no other. Go to Alaska and venture out into the ocean 75 miles from Valdez to fish in 115 feet of water for halibut. They feel like bringing up a pool table while .
  • Tribune-Star
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  • 10/8/2016 3:45:31 PM
  • Fish Factor: Cod Crunchies for canines hit market
  • “What’s most exciting is Costco chose Alaska to debut the product. We feel really blessed about that,” Singleton added. The buzz surrounding the new Cod Crunchies is exciting, echoed Samuelson, but to him, the bigger story is the full use of the fish ...
  • The Cordova Times
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  • 10/8/2016 1:26:31 AM
  • Fish and Game looks at fall, winter fisheries
  • The 2016-2017 season opens Oct. 15, with a total allowable catch of 8.469 million pounds, according to an October announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The majority of that — 7.6 million pounds [--?goes to the individual fishing quota .
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 10/8/2016 12:43:34 AM
  • Fish and Game looks at fall, winter fisheries
  • The 2016-2017 season opens Oct. 15, with a total allowable catch of 8.469 million pounds, according to an October announcement from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The majority of that — 7.6 million pounds [--?goes to the individual fishing quota .
  • thebristolbaytimes.com
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  • 10/8/2016 12:22:06 AM
  • Fish and game commissioner rejects changes to predator control methods
  • FAIRBANKS — Alaska’s fish and game commissioner this week rejected changes to the state’s predator control efforts sought by petitioners critical of the program. In August, 150 Alaskans, including several former Board of Game members and former ...
  • News Miner
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  • 10/8/2016 12:14:56 AM
  • Pacific walrus begin arriving ashore on Alaska's northwest coast
  • This undated image provided by the U.S. fish and Wildlife Service shows Pacific Walrus at Cape Peirce at Bristol Bay on Alaska’s southwest coast. Federal wildlife biologists have erected a 250-foot-long fence to stop Cape Peirce walruses from ...
  • CBS News
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  • 10/7/2016 9:58:56 PM
  • US wants to strengthen agreement to ban Arctic Ocean fishing
  • The U.S. State Department said last year that the non-binding agreement, signed in Oslo, acknowledged that commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean — an area bigger than Alaska and Texas combined — is unlikely to happen soon. But it also ...
  • Journal Tribune
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  • 10/7/2016 5:48:23 PM
  • Fish and Game cuts Bering Sea crab quota
  • The day before the North Pacific Fishery Management Council will review drastically declining snow and tanner crab stocks, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game cut Bering Sea red king crab stocks by 15 percent. The 2016-17 crab season, which runs from ..
  • Juneau Empire
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  • 10/7/2016 11:57:38 AM
  • Fish Board imposter?
  • A former member of the Alaska Board of Fisheries facing multiple felony charges of lying about his Alaska residency to collect Permanent Fund Dividends is suggesting he might have fallen victim to an virtual imposter. The claim comes in a 19-page brief ...
  • craigmedred.news
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  • 10/7/2016 6:28:21 AM
  • U.S. wants to strengthen pact to ban fishing in Arctic Ocean
  • The U.S. State Department said last year that the non-binding agreement, signed in Oslo, acknowledged that commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean--an area bigger than Alaska and Texas combined--is unlikely to happen soon. But it also acknowledged .
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  • 10/7/2016 3:36:33 AM
  • Fish to the future, not to the past
  • Anticipating your next target is the key to success when rowing for trout. Or, as Alaska West guide, Eric Robbins, puts it; Fish to the future, not to the past. There’s more fish there anyhow.
  • suncruisermedia.com
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  • 10/6/2016 11:04:32 PM
  • Fish Factor: Newest Alaska Leader Seafood product debuts nationally
  • Alaskan Cod Crunchies begin a national roll out this week with a debut at Costco's two stores in Anchorage. The dog treats are one of the newest products stemming from Alaskan Leader Seafood's commitment to complete "head to tail" usage of their c...
  • Petersburg Pilot
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  • 10/6/2016 3:04:56 PM
  • Telling fish tales
  • Author Richard Chiappone shares excerpts from his book, "Liar's Code: Growing Up Fishing," which was published this year, during a Kenai Peninsula College Showcase event Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna, Alaska.
  • topix.com
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  • 10/6/2016 9:07:01 AM
  • US Wants to Ban Fishing in Arctic Ocean
  • The U.S. State Department said last year that the non-binding agreement, signed in Oslo, acknowledged that commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean, an area bigger than Alaska and Texas combined, is unlikely to happen soon. But it also acknowledged .
  • Voice of America
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  • 10/6/2016 5:17:57 AM
  • Wounded Veterans, PTSD And The Healing Powers Of Fly Fishing
  • The evening ended, as these things do, with a live auction. Nick Dawes, of Antiques Roadshow fame, expertly sold off fishing trips to Virginia, Alaska, Canada and Montana, among other items. The highlight, though, was the auctioning of a 12-week-old ...
  • Forbes
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  • 10/5/2016 3:27:36 PM
  • UCIDA head hopes for fish plan based on 10 standards
  • Martin said it is possible there might be federal dollars to help manage the fisheries under the new plan, like what happens in Southeast Alaska. Cristy Fry can be reached at realist468@gmail.com.
  • Homer News
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  • 10/5/2016 2:05:52 AM

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