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, November 2, 2017 8:49am
Coming up this week, halibut sizes appear to be shrinking and the International Pacific Halibut Commission is considering a change to the minimum size limit for commercial fisheries. Also, we take a look at salmon numbers across the state. We had help from KBBI’s Aaron Bolton in Homer and the Alaska Energy Desk’s Zoe Sobel ...
Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00am
Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report, Kodiak’s cod season could have been better. One of the challenges fishermen faced was a shrinking cod population. Also, Bristol Bay sees another drop in the total allowable catch for red king crab, tanner crab, and snow crab in the 2017 – 2018 season. We had ...
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:43am
Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report, the red king crab population in Southeast Alaska is looking up. That means, for the first time in six years, Southeast will open to commercial fishing for the crab. But whether it’ll be profitable is another matter. Also, the City of Kodiak is one of the ...
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 ...