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Strong US dollar = more expensive for AK seafood exports; cheaper for imports – How a strong US dollar affects Alaska seafood sales. Listen @alaskafishradio  17:42

AK salmon season sets a record; Average sockeye price $1.60/lb

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522As expected, Alaska’s 2013 salmon catch is one for the record books. Early tallies by state fishery managers show that fishermen caught 272 million salmon this summer, smashing the previous record of 221 salmon in 2005. The fishery was powered by a whopping catch of 219 million pinks. [email protected] 08:04

Action Alert! Halibut catch share plan for charter ops – Alaska Fish Radio

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Charter bLog has new information and an urgent request regarding the halibut Catch Sharing Plan (CSP).   Deadline Oct. 15. https://web.sfos.uaf.edu/wordpress/charterlog/?p=170 22:30

Alaska Fish Radio – Connecting Alaskas Communities to Their Working Waterfronts

radio-microphoneI’m Stephanie Mangini. Connecting  Alaskas working waterfronts, Farmers began a trend when they started Community Supported Agriculture programs on the East coast. Fishermen quickly caught onto the concept developing their own Community Supported Fisheries . The Alaska Marine Conservation Councils Executive Director Kelly Harrell explains . [email protected] 21:32

Alaska Fish Radio – Salmon Numbers Soar as Fall Fisheries Begin

radio-microphoneThis is Fish Radio. I’m Stephanie Mangini. Fall Fisheries gear up as salmon continue to blow up. More updates after this…[email protected]

What boats fish where in Alaska – and where they call home – Alaska Fish Radio

Many people are surprised to learn that 80 percent of Alaska’s seafood landings come from federal waters, meaning from three to 200 miles offshore. Management oversight falls to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and they’ve compiled a user friendly booklet profiling the fishing fleets through 2010, with an addendum for 2011 that includes names of every boat. [email protected]  16:16

Aleutian Islands golden king crab kicks off Alaska’s big fall crab fisheries

A small fleet of boats dropped pots last week in Alaska’s most far flung crab fishery:  golden king crab along the Aleutian Islands.  The boats can remain at sea for a month or more through February.  Golden king crab is Alaska’s most stable crab fishery with a conservative harvest each year capped at just over  6 million pounds.  The golden kings live at depths of 1,800 feet or more amid underwater mountain ranges.  [email protected]  13:33

One Tough Job…Salmon Set Netters Share Their Summer Challenges – This is Fish Radio. I’m Stephanie Mangini.

radio-microphoneA gill-netter once said… “You can have a really good year and you don’t get rich. Or you can have a really bad year and you don’t go poor.” [email protected] 17:13

Kodiak fishermen share thoughts on privatized fisheries on Alaska Fish Radio

radio-microphoneWhen posing such a loaded question there is little to no response on privatizing fisheries . Fish Radio did manage to get a few responses from some of Kodiak’s fisherman, but it wasn’t easy. Here’s their thoughts…………..listen @fishradio

Is there an alternative to IFQ’s, catch shares, and privatized fishing? Alaska Fish Radio

This is Fish Radio. I’m Stephanie Mangini. Is there an alternative to IFQ’s, catch shares, and privatized fishing? More after this … [email protected]

Should Alaska’s largest salmon fleet look into downsizing? Alaska Fish Radio

That’s the question fishermen are posing in an informal buyback poll mailed to Bristol Bay’s 18-hundred plus driftnet permit holders. continued

Alaska Fish Radio is a 2 1/2 minute program that airs weekdays on 30 radio stations and web sites. Its focus is Alaska’s seafood industry.