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Articles from the September 1, 2013 edition

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 By Michael A Moore    Features    September 1, 2013

Puget Sound Crab Harvest

Puget Sound Dungeness crab harvests have been at record levels for the last four seasons, fluctuating between 8 and 11 million pounds total harvest. The 2011-12 season holds the record of close to 11... Full story

 
 By Margaret Bauman    Features    September 1, 2013

Certification Audit Complete, as Crabbers Await Stock Survey Results

By Margaret Bauman Prices are down a bit, but demand remains strong, as harvesters of Alaska’s deadliest catch, albeit multi-million dollar crab fishery await stock survey results that will determine quotas for the 2013-2014 fishery. Online markete... Full story

 
 By Margaret Bauman    Features    September 1, 2013

Demand, Prices Up for Succulent Yukon River Chums

Autumn has set in on Alaska’s Lower Yukon River, where the fall harvest of those oil-rich Yukon chum salmon is in progress, a fishery that feeds the regional economy with seafood sales in markets... Full story

 
 By Jim Bowers    Features    September 1, 2013

Developing a Prince William Sound Bowpicker

Finn the Fisherman has been working hard. He had a busy, but productive, season. He’s been performing maintenance on his boats and nets and supervising some minor upgrades to his boat. After months... Full story

 
 By Margaret Bauman    Features    September 1, 2013

Fish, Music and Art Draw Crowds to Salmonstock 2013

Amidst the ongoing political wrestling match over construction of a massive mine at the headwaters of the Bristol Bay watershed, there was music in early August, lots of it, as more than 5,000 people... Full story

 
 By Chris Philips    Today's Catch    September 1, 2013

Festivities

Fall is here, and with the crisp mornings and return of the fleet come the annual festivals. The Newport Fishermen’s Wives, in Newport, Oregon, are gearing up for their annual Newport Wild Seafood... Full story