Haines commercial fishermen saw a much better salmon season this year than last.
The size of the harvest was close to average, but the value of the crab was exceptional.
There are more men than women here. But it’s not as big of a difference as you might think.
To keep up local employment, Kwik’pak Fisheries pivoted last summer when the chum runs started dropping. If workers couldn’t catch food, they could grow it.
Aug. 10 is Alaska Wild Salmon Day. Gov. Bill Walker set aside the day in 2016 to honor the iconic Alaska species.
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While the closures are devastating for B.C., they shouldn’t move world markets.
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The word “confusion” came up a lot in a meeting with state and federal managers to describe the state’s June 28 Kuskokwim River opening.
Restaurants are welcoming more diners as COVID-19 restrictions relax, driving greater demand for salmon.
Yukon River subsistence fishing will be closed until the return size is clearer.
It would have been the first king salmon derby in Ketchikan since 2017.