Fish Factor: ASMI Economic Report; Bycatch Task Force Update; Lease Plan Gets Panned
Where do most Alaska fishermen live? Which Alaska region is home to the most fishing boats?
The answers can be found in an easy to read, colorful economic report by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute for 2019/2020 that includes all regions from Ketchikan to Kotzebue.
Many will be surprised to learn that nearly 40% of Alaska’s more than 31,000 fishermen live in the Southcentral towns of Anchorage, Kenai, Cordova, Seward, Homer, Valdez and Whittier. They earn more...
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