Homer Halibut Derby Details Announced For July Event

On Saturday the Homer Chamber of Commerce announced the new dates for its new-look halibut tournament, which in the past has been a summer-long event but will now cover just two days. Here are some more details for the July 2-3 scheduled event: • Date: Thursday – Friday, July 2-3• Location: Homer Harbor by the … Read more Homer Halibut Derby Details Announced For July Event

Report: Alaska Fishing Businesses Struggling As Coronavirus Holds Court

Tough times for many businesses left helpless by the COVID-19 pandemic. With Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy installing a 14-day quarantine to any Alaska visitors from out of state (through at least June 2) could have a carryover effect for instate fishing businesses that rely on tourists. Here’s more from the Anchorage Daily News: Sportfishing is … Read more Report: Alaska Fishing Businesses Struggling As Coronavirus Holds Court

Bristol Bay’s First COVID-19 Positive Case – A Seafood Processor – Raises Concerns From Local Native Organizations

The following is courtesy of United Tribes of Bristol Bay: Dillingham, AK – Bristol Bay’s first Covid-19 case was reported today, a mere two days after State and Federal health officials visited Dillingham, AK and heard first hand requests for adequate testing and enforceable quarantine for incoming fishing industry members. The asymptomatic Trident worker tested positive on … Read more Bristol Bay’s First COVID-19 Positive Case – A Seafood Processor – Raises Concerns From Local Native Organizations

Alaska Air Makes Delivery Of Copper River Salmon, Which Will Feed Seattle Medical Workers

King 5 TV in Seattle was on hand at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport when the delayed by a day delivery of the first Copper River salmon was made on Friday morning – with a masked pilot emerging from the Alaska Airlines jet. As is the tradition, Seattle chefs will prepare the new salmon, with a special … Read more Alaska Air Makes Delivery Of Copper River Salmon, Which Will Feed Seattle Medical Workers

Geologists: Threat Of Tsunami In Angler-Filled Prince William Sound Would Be Devastating

The following is courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game: Potential landslide threatens large tsunami in Prince William Sound, geologists say (Anchorage) – The threat of a large and potentially dangerous tsunami is looming in Prince William Sound, where an increasingly likely landslide could generate a wave with devastating effects on fishermen and … Read more Geologists: Threat Of Tsunami In Angler-Filled Prince William Sound Would Be Devastating