Alaska Fisheries Report
Fridays from 7 - 7:15 pm
The Alaska Fisheries Report is a weekly news program about what's going on with the Fisheries around the state. It's produced by KMXT in Kodiak. Want to know the latest fish prices? Or what fishing is going on all year in the Bering Sea or Gulf of Alaska ? Tune into Alaska Fish Radio! You'll hear about market trends, policies and politics, new technology, and voices directly from the fishermen.
Monday, April 24, 2017 4:21pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT In Bristol Bay, Togiak herring biologists are predicting a May opener. Chemical oil spill dispersants are better for birds than they are for fish and some biologist want to set up new protocols to put in effect before a spill occurs, and more monitoring of dispersants after a spill. Speaking of oil spills…Vessel ...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:21pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT Coming up this week, Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishermen scoop up nearly half the year’s quota in two short openers. Alaska salmon permit holders are wondering how proposed Navy training in the Gulf of Alaska will affect salmon. If you’re a permit holder, expect a letter in the mail asking for your ...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:41pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT Coming up this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report… In Juneau, legislators debate the merits of raising the fuel tax. A measure would require skippers to collect taxes from their crew and send it to the State Revenue Department. And the Senate Resources Committee hears from several Alaskans nominated for the Board of Fish. Meanwhile, ...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 10:32am
Coming up this week, the Sitka Tribe would like to see changes to how herring are managed, part of The Blob, let’s call it “Blob Jr.,” had some significant effects on Kachemak Bay, and how Fish and Game is coping with ongoing budget cuts in the face of the state’s fiscal situation. We had vital ...
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 11:17am
Coming up this week, biologist are optimistic about Lower Cook Inlet’s salmon prospects this summer; meanwhile, the board of fish is meeting in Anchorage to address Upper Cook Inlet finfish issues, also known as “The Fish Wars.” A couple of legislators are trying to remove a gag order on Board of Fish members when a ...