Fishermen's News - The Advocate for the Commercial Fisherman

Nice Gear for a Tough Job


Last month the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife held a series of regional meetings in Selah, Spokane Valley, Mill Creek, Lacey, Vancouver and Wenatchee. The state held the meetings to ... Full story

Nice Gear for a Tough Job

New technologies and modern materials have made the gear you bring to the fishing grounds stronger, lighter and sturdier. From your feet to your seat, there have never been more options for comfort... Full story

Recruiters of Young Farmers, Fishermen Face Same Issues

An organizer working to recruit more young people into farming says the individual attributes and community efforts needed to bring these folks on board are also key to recruiting new blood into the ... Full story

2015 Alaska Salmon Harvest Passes Quarter Billion Fish

Preliminary totals on the 2015 wild Alaska commercial salmon harvest have reached 256,535,000 fish, including 183,500,000 pink salmon, with 98,215,000 of those humpies coming from Prince William Sound. As of Oct. 12, the preliminary harvest count... Full story

Opinion: Seafood Superpower

The seafood industry is the lifeblood of many of Alaska’s communities. The industry is the third-largest economic driver in my state and the top employer, contributing more than 78,000 jobs to the Alaska economy. Alaska accounts for more than 50... Full story

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