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Alaska Senator Introduces New Bill to Strengthen Coastal Workforce, Fisheries, and Infrastructure

2/24/2024

By Carli Stewart. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced the Working Waterfront Act, legislation that includes more than a dozen provisions aimed at boosting the workforce, energy and shoreside infrastructure, food security, and economies of coastal communities in Alaska and across the country. The bill will also support efforts to mitigate… SEE MORE

Posted By Kim Perry, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

10 Tips For Enjoying Cold-Water Boating in Winter

2/17/2024

By Ken Schultz. While most boats are laid up over winter, there’s still plenty of boating in winter to enjoy: in warmer climates for the purpose of fishing or simply cruising, on cold rivers where winter steelhead exist, in coastal waters for migrating species, and so forth. Whether you’re boating… SEE MORE

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The Five Best Winter Fishing Lures

2/16/2024

By Andy Whitcomb. Winter, of course, means cold, cold water that, as fishing personality Mark Zona says, may even have several inches of a “lid” over it. Experienced anglers assemble the best lures for winter fishing based on a different kind of “bite.” In cold water, fish are understandable sluggish and in… SEE MORE

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Endangered species listing sought for horseshoe crabs

2/15/2024

By nationalfisherman.com. A petition filed Feb. 12 with NOAA Fisheries seeks federal Endangered Species Act protection for the American horseshoe crab, a long-ubiquitous species whose populations have  “crashed in recent decades because of overharvesting and habitat loss,” according to the Center for Biological Diversity. The center and 22 other environmental… SEE MORE

Spring Chinook salmon. (Image credit: Michael Humling, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

U.S. Department of Commerce allocates over $20.6M in fishery disaster funding

2/14/2024

By noaa.gov. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced today the allocation of $20.6 million to address a fishery resource disaster that occurred in the 2023 Sacramento River Fall Chinook and Klamath River Fall Chinook ocean and inland salmon fisheries. NOAA Fisheries used revenue loss information from the commercial, processor and charter… SEE MORE

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