Washington, Alaska Senators Ask for Federal Fishery Disaster Declaration Following Cancelled Crab Harvests

November 22, 2022 Mia Hunt, KING5

Senators from Washington and Alaska wrote a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on Thursday requesting a federal fishery disaster declaration.

Alaska Crab is In High Demand, But Some Fishermen Are Worried About Stocks

Crab has been one of the hottest commodities since the COVID pandemic forced people in 2020 to buy and cook seafood at home and demand is even higher this year.