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.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:44pm
Maggie Wall – KMXT Alaska’s streams and rivers are the destination for both fish and people as salmon season ramps up. Bristol Bay as swarming with activity as seafood processors scramble to hire workers. And we’ll check out what it’s like to count more than a million sockeye salmon as they swim into the bay. ...
Sunday, June 11, 2017 5:51pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon season is coming on strong. The Bristol Bay drift fleet upgrades their gear to include chillers and upgrades the quality taken to market. Copper River kings are stronger than forecasted. More than 40 boats fished in the Prince William Sound shrimp fishery. Cod, Dungeness, Pollock, halibut and more all going on ...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 9:57pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon, salmon, salmon. It’s that time of the year in Alaska as fishermen gear up and head out to the grounds. Kodiak’s sockeye season opens early thanks to roughly 46,000 fish passing through the Karluk River weir all in one day. The fish must have been crammed into the river like sardines in ...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:59pm
Maggie Wall – KMXT Salmon season opens with southeast-troll-caught kings worth twice the value of a barrel of oil. We’ll look at the forecast for salmon around the state, including the Nushagak River which supports one of the largest king runs in the world. The price of crab quotas is on the rise, but new ...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:30am
Maggie Wall/KMXT A joint session of the Alaska Legislature approves Fish Board appointments. All three are familiar faces. State budget woes—more specifically the lack of a Fish and Game budget—may cause a delay to some programs and seriously threaten salmon season. The “First Fish” folks are still waiting to catch those famous Copper River salmon. ...