This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Values of fishing permits and IFQs are on the rise.

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Alaska salmon permit values are increasing in many regions; likewise quota shares of halibut Listings by four brokers show that Bristol Bay drift permits are valued at about $134,000 by the state and listed for sale at 150,000 to $170,000. That compares to $90,000 this past January. Read more here  17:26