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The Aleutian fleet had hoped for a 15-percent boost, or failing that, a 5-percent increase. But the Alaska Board of Fisheries voted the proposal down, after Department of Fish and Game biologists said they lacked enough information to be sure the increases were sustainable.

Jim Paulin
The patrol vessel Stimson won't move to Kodiak, a move troopers had proposed to save money. Meanwhile a second vessel, the 120-foot Wolstad will be replaced by a smaller vessel.Jim Paulin

During peak steelhead fishing season in April and May, angling can be so productive that anglers have bragged to Miller that they’ve landed 10 to 20 fish in a day.

Kevin Klott
During peak steelhead fishing season in April and May, angling can be so productive that anglers have bragged to Miller that they’ve landed 10 to 20 fish in a day.Kevin Klott
The Southeast Alaska dive team consists of 24 divers, a mix of commercial fisheries area management biologists, assistant area biologists, herring and shellfish research biologists, and a few biologists from other divisions.Scott Walker
The idea behind “American River Renegades” was to feature people who make their living along the water. For PJ Simon, a Koyukon Athabascan who grew up at the foot of the Brooks Range, that means subsistence fishing and hunting. Alex DeMarban
NOAA officials were able to identify the crabbing vessel from buoy numbers. They haven't yet been able to free the whale, spotted near the island of Niihau.Jim Paulin
OPINION: A small group of urban-based, privileged individuals  are seeking to destroy a critical foundation of our local economy in favor of their own interests. They are willing to destroy the livelihoods of hundreds of Alaska setnetters like myself.Lillian Person

For the fishermen and women who supply the catch for the Sitka Conservation Society's Fish to Schools program, the work is about more than just a job.

Tara Young

Join Alaska's favorite irascible outdoorsman on a tour of the brand-new Cabela's superstore opening soon in South Anchorage.

Tara Young

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