Fishing updates, Jan. 2017
January 4, 2017
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Alaska’s largest fisheries get underway this month. I’ll tell you more after this –
Federal grants are available to help “Made in America” companies compete with imports and save US jobs. Learn more at www.nwtaac.org.
ASMI’s Can Do and Cook It Frozen campaigns are designed to keep people eating Alaska seafood all year round. Learn more about the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute at www.alaskaseafood.org
January first sees the start of Alaska’s biggest fisheries when hundreds of boats set out lines and pots for codfish in all parts of the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Aleutian Island regions. Those combined fisheries will produce nearly 670 million pounds of codfish this year.