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Pinger rebates for AK salmon fishermen-prevent whales from getting tangled in gear

Alaska salmon fishermen can get rebates on pingers aimed at keeping marine mammals away from their gear.

Made of Salmon – Fishy Stories and Tails of Love

May 2, 2016 This is Fish Radio I’m Stephanie Mangini. Made of Salmon- A collection of love letters. Hear more after this…   Alaskan Quota & Permits in Petersburg works hard for fishermen so they can do what they do best  – fish!  Visit www.alaskabroker.com   Federal grants are available to help “Made in America” companies […]

AK seafood industry shows good growth

Oil and gas might be the big Kahuna, but Alaska’s seafood industry still directly employs more people than any other private industry in the state, and jobs, earnings and harvests showed good growth through 2014.

Copper River gets set to officially kick off AK salmon season!

Salmon season officially kicks off in just a few weeks with runs of reds and kings at Copper River! State managers put the 500 plus fleet on notice that they fishery will likely open on May 16.

AK legislature puts onus on fishermen to fund budget shortfalls by ‘test fishing’

In the face of multi-billion dollar budget shortfalls, Alaska legislators are putting the onus on fishermen to cover the costs of going fishing.

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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 49.
  • 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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