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2021 Fishing Season Forecast - ONLINE

March 18 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The industry is preparing for a second busy summer season in the shade of the pandemic, changing strategies for coping with highly infectious strains, vaccines, and a covid-dominated marketplace. What does this mean for fishermen, operators and processors? Will these factors change the way we fish and how we deliver… SEE MORE

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Alaska Thunderstorms May Triple with Climate Change

3/4/2021 by US Harbors

By David Hosansky. Warming temperatures will potentially alter the climate in Alaska so profoundly later this century that the number of thunderstorms will triple, increasing the risks of widespread flash flooding, landslides, and lightning-induced wildfires, new research finds. In a pair of new papers, a research team led by scientists… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: February 2021

2/19/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors Just in time for Whale Week, a new species of Baleen Whale was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.… SEE MORE

US Coast Guard 47' Motor Life Boat Outbound from Newport Harbor

VHF Radio System Intermittent Outages near Southeast Alaska

2/10/2021 by US Harbors

VHF radio systems are temporarily experiencing intermittent outages from Yakutat, Alaska, to Ketchikan, Alaska, due to network issues, Tuesday. A commercial service provider is currently assessing the issue in order to conduct repairs and an estimated time of repair is not currently available. The Coast Guard encourages all mariners throughout Alaska to… SEE MORE

http://www.alaskafishradio.com/want-to-learn-the-fishing-life-firsthand-deck-hand-training-program-is-accepting-applications-through-march-1/

Deck Hand Training Program is Accepting Applications through March 1

2/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Laine Welch. The call is out to apply for Crew Training for young people who want to learn the fishing life firsthand. It’s the fourth year that the Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association in Sitka has hosted the program which has drawn over 120 applicants each year. So far it’s brought… SEE MORE