Seafood is one of Alaska’s major exports and connects us to major world markets. Alaska fisheries are rich with a variety of species and the state is known for its world-class fisheries management. The industry provides jobs to rural residents who often don’t have access to other opportunities. At Alaska Business we examine the fishing industry, looking at long-term trends as well as pending policies and fishing industry forecasts.
Latest Fisheries News
Today officially marks the start of the salmon season that is anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.read more
Alaskans looking for summer employment have the opportunity to work in the seafood processing industry.read more
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews demobilized forward operating locations in St. Paul and Cold Bay, concluding the supplemental coverage of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Chain.read more
Alaska is known for having some of the most hazardous industries, requiring various types of insurance to protect operations, employees, customers, and the general public.read more
Perry became the first woman champion of the tournament with a 26.70 white winter King Salmon and a payout of $72,997.read more
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