Fishing News in Port Chatham, AK

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Status of the Stocks: Record-Low Number of Stocks on Overfishing List in 2023

5/21/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Ongoing positive trends continued into last year. In a report released today, NOAA Fisheries announced that 2023 saw a record low for the number of fish stocks subject to overfishing. The annual Status of the Stocks report is an assessment of the 506 stocks and stock complexes managed by NOAA… SEE MORE

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The Study of Fish Tagging for Coastal Fisheries Management

5/14/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Frank Sargeant. Fish tagging is a powerful tool for the study of fish in coastal fisheries management where ever it’s used, allowing fishery scientists and fishery managers to keep tabs on the growth, mobility and to some extent the mortality rate of various fish. When anglers recapture a tagged… SEE MORE