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Pollock is widely used in fish sandwiches and fish sticks.  "Alaska" pollock should be from Alaska!

Alaska Pollock pushes for a name change

When is Alaska pollock not really Alaska pollock?

When it is listed as such by the FDA, which governs what every US seafood product will be called.

DNR kicks the can down the road with water rights decision on salmon vs. coal

DNR kicks can down the road w/water rights decision; Crab numbers and fishing updates

The state kicked the can down the road with its decision to split off a small portion of the Chuitna River to protect water rights for salmon, while allowing developer PacRim Coal more time to submit its mining plans.

DNR decision on water for Chuitna salmon vs. Coal Mine Credit:planetsave.com

DNR gives some water rights for salmon; More review after coal mine submits permits

From AK  Dept. of Natural Resources FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2015                                Decision reached on Stream 2003 Reservation of Water applications (Anchorage, AK) – The Division of Mining, Land & Water’s Water Resources Section has issued its decision on the […]

Longlining halibut

Halibut shares priced higher than ever

Anticipation that there might be more halibut to catch next year has pushed IFQ prices into the nose bleed area.

Bristol Bay crab map
Credit: fishex.com

Bristol Bay red king crab TAC remains stable

Bristol Bay red king crab catch similar to last season, no big drop as expected

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Alaska Fish Trivia

  • Alaska's fishing industry is the state's number one employer.
  • The average age of Alaska fishing permit holders is 47.
  • Kodiak Island is the second largest island in the U.S.
  • Alaska has 3,200 women crew members and 1,100 permit holders (3.7%).
  • 80% of Alaska's fish landings come from federal waters (3-200 miles).
  • 80% of Alaska's fishing vessels are less than 60 feet in length.
  • Alaska's largest catch is pollock.
  • The Salmon-30-Salmon jet: A crew of eight worked around the clock for 27 days at Associated Painters Inc. in Oklahoma City to paint the plane.


Salmon-30-Salmon Jet with fish on jet

Flying Fish takes on a new meaning with the Alaska Airlines Salmon-30-Salmon jet.

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