Articles from the December 1, 2013 edition

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 By Margaret Bauman    Features    December 1, 2013

New Attack on Cook Inlet Setnetters

A new sportfishing group on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is proposing a ban on commercial set net fishing in areas it identifies as "urban" part of the state, including Cook Inlet. The announcement from t... Full story

 By Terry Dillman    Features    December 1, 2013

Fishery Managers Scale Back Sardine Harvest

A controversial decision by the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) would set catch limits during the initial phase of the 2014 Pacific sardine season well below traditional recommendations.... Full story

 Features    December 1, 2013

Juvenile Red King Crab Released in Sheltered Habitat

A long-term research project aimed at improving the crab fishery at Kodiak Island has taken a big step forward with the first experimental release of hatchery-reared red king crab at Cozy Cove near... Full story

 By Michael A Moore    Features    December 1, 2013

California – Where Have All the Albacore Gone?

If an albacore swims more than 60 miles off the southern California coast and no one is looking for it, does that mean it's not there? Good question. And one that no one will probably be answering... Full story

 Today's Catch    December 1, 2013

Due Care and Caution

At 7:00 am on November 7th, John McDonald had been fishing from his 36-foot fiberglass gillnetter F/V Sanjo for several hours. Over the course of the Washington State Area 10 gillnet fishery, which began at 4:00 pm the previous day, the National... Full story