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, 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. ...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:11am
Maggie Wall/KMXT Togiak herring is a done deal for seiners, but gillnetters are still on the grounds fishing. Fishing kicks off in the Copper River area with restaurants in the Pacific Northwest ready to serve the year’s first salmon. And halibut quota share prices are skyrocketing. All that and fish music coming up on this ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:04am
Maggie Wall/KMXT Salmon opens in less than two weeks, we’ll have predictions and forecasts. While salmon might get a lot of press, there are tons of other fish being caught this time of year. We’ll have a statewide round up of who’s fishing what. Togiak herring opened, fishermen are fishing and spotters are spotting. We ...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:46pm
Maggie Wall/KMXT A new report shows that Alaska seafood now tops the list of favorite protein items at restaurants around the country. The massive Northern Edge military exercise begins May 1, and the Navy finalizes its plans for training in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Kelp could be the next big seafood product. And yet ...