Your Tax Dollars at Work

Washington’s Fish and Wildlife Commission serves at the pleasure of the Governor, currently Jay Inslee. Governor Inslee says nice things about the North Pacific and Bering Sea big boat fleet, but... Full story

Jury Still Out on Brexit Impact on Seafood Prices

While European Union leaders wrestle with what their economic future will be after Britain's exit, Alaska's fisheries economists are keeping a close watch, and trying to calculate how the political... Full story

Trawling in the Age of Technology

Trawling is an old and somewhat indiscriminate way to catch fish. As techniques advance, the ability to devastate fish populations exists and is obvious. Regulations ensue. For example: increased...

Alaska Groundfish, Crab Values Holding Steady

A new report funded by the National Marine Fisheries Service shows that Alaska groundfish and crab values have held their own in value over the past five years. The report released in late May by the McDowell Group, a Juneau based research firm,... Full story