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.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:20am
Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, pink salmon are doing the unexpected in some parts of the state – either popping up at unpredicted rates or in surprising places. Homer residents recently found pinks passing through the middle of town in a saltwater marsh not known for salmon returns. And also, Alaskans with ...
Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:53am
On this week’s show, lawmakers and members of the fishing industry attended a Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act reauthorization hearing in Soldtona. There, they tackled fleet consolidation, limited access fisheries, and an extended pie analogy. Also, two women in Sleetmute are using a fish wheel to make up for limited gillnet fishing on the ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:49am
The financial failure of the fishing processor Akutan prevented it from going to Kuskokwim Bay this summer. That left some fishermen in the lurch. Also, a group of people and organizations in Bristol Bay holds an annual fly fishing guide academy for local youth. We had help from KYUK’s Teresa Cotsirilos in Bethel, the Alaska ...
Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:15am
On this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, anywhere from 30 to 50 vessels hunted a whale on the Kuskokwim River. But the animal turned out to be a grey whale, a species protected under federal law. And, over in Dillingham, a commercial fishing group harvested a beluga whale and shared it with the community. Also, partners ...
Thursday, July 27, 2017 8:49am
Coming up on this week’s Alaska Fisheries Report, for the first time in several years, two buyers will be in the Kotzebue area to purchase fish this summer. But there may be a limit on how much they can take. Also, the National Marine Fisheries Service wants to make sure there’s enough of one species ...