Alaska Fisheries Report With Jay Barrett

Coming up this week: the fall chum run on the Yukon has started, and managers are expecting it to be strong; NOAA has a new plan to address the problem of the charter industry constantly exceeding their harvest limits; and the lessons learned from the ammonia leak at a Sitka cannery.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, a virus that has devastated fish farms around the world has been found in wild salmon stocks in Canada. We have a wrap up of the seine season in Southeast, and the fur flies over sea lions.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Jay Barrett, KMXT - Kodiak Coming up this week, Seattle Mariner's baseball legend Jay Buhner is thrilled that Copper River salmon is open; and I...

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, some fishermen in Cordova may have lost their boats to the unnatural dump of snow there; a new factory long-liner will be built in-state, and the dilemma of bycatch.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Friday, August 5 at 2:00pm One of the most influential men in fisheries policy will be going to prison after admitting to federal fisheries violations. Seafood dot com's John Sackton weighs in on the Arne Fuglvog situation. And, will enough kings reach the border to make the Canadians happy? All that, and the pink salmon season looks strong in Southeast and in Kodiak Island waters.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, we have a follow up on the salmon virus found in British Columbia wild stock; a former fish and game commissioner wants to be Kodiak's fisheries advisor, and New Zealanders share their tricks for turning left over fish parts into useful stuff. All that at and why is Senator John Kerry so mad at Jane Lubchenko? KSKA: Friday, 10/27 @ 2:30pm

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the commercial clam diggers who died last week in Cook Inlet apparently overloaded their skiff, we’ve got an update of the Togiak herring fishery, and Alaska’s fishiest artist is recognized.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, plenty of news from the Fish Board meeting last week in Petersburg, and on the other side of the Gulf, snow crab is on hold because of advancing sea ice, which is also causing problems for the Pollock A-Season fishermen. KSKA: Friday, 1/27 at 2:30pm

The Alaska Fisheries Report With Jay Barrett

Friday, August 12 @ 2:30pm Coming up this week, the makers of Frankenfish push back against their detractors; changes are afoot at the University of Alaska's Fisheries Technology Center, and which gear group whine the most.

The Alaska Fisheries Report wtih Jay Barrett

Coming up this week on the Alaska Fisheries Report: The Senate passes a spending bill that includes a call for a rapid response to the salmon virus; the governor touts Alaska seafood in England, and Senator Mark Begich scares his colleagues on Halloween. Also, the drama of firefighting on the high seas.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week in this first show of June, Togiak herring turned out well, new ways to estimate populations might mean a red king crab season in southeast some day again, and spring cleaning the Dutch Harbor way.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, halibut is the fish du jour; there is already some fallout from Alaska salmon packers pulling out of the MSC certification program, and don't ever try to pass of your dog salmon as a king. KSKA: Friday, 2/3 at 2:30pm

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the Golden King Crab fishery kicks off; charter industry skippers get angry in Homer, and Fish in Space. We had help from Fish Radio's Laine Welch in Kodiak, Patrice Kohl in Soldotna,KUCB's Alexandra Gutierrez in Unalaska, KBBI's Aaron Selbig and Paulette Wellington in Homer, and Brianna Gibbs in Kodiak.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week: Looking back, Southeast had the most valuable salmon catch this summer, and we look ahead to next year's forecasts there and in Bristol Bay. Also, the halibut charter industry did not go over its quota this year. Those stories, plus, Vietnamese fishermen make Somali pirates walk the plank after retaking their boat. I'm not kidding.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, no commercial king fishing on the Yukon again this summer, Area M fishermen skip the first opener in solidarity with AYK fishermen.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the summer salmon harvest could be 25 percent less than last year, increased processor capacity is in the future for the Aleutians, and Atka mackerel are pretty tasty, but are they always nutritious? KSKA: Friday, 1/24 at 2:30pm

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Friday, August 12 @ 2:30pm Coming up this week, those angry charter boat captains give NOAA's Jane Lubchenco an earful in Homer; Saint Paul's new boat harbor is ready for fishermen, and how many little fish does it take to make a big one?

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, the forecast for Togiak herring has been released, we get a wrap up of the red king crab season, and we hear about efforts to perfect hatchery-rearing of king crab. All that, and Mark Begich plans to meet with representatives of AquaBounty, who he has railed against over genetically engineered salmon.

The Alaska Fisheries Report with Jay Barrett

Coming up this week, decisions and non-decisions by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council on salmon bycatch in the Gulf and Bering Sea; the Chignik red run is going strong and the Kodiak pink forecast is great.

The special ingredient inside these new gluten-free noodles? Fish, from Alaska.

The featured ingredient in the new gluten-free “protein noodles” stocked at Costco might surprise you: It’s pollock, the unassuming whitefish caught by the millions in the Bering Sea, off Alaska’s coast.