Council Asks Industry for Recommendations On Bristol Bay Red King Crab

After the first season closure for the Bristol Bay red king crab fishery in decades, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council is seeking more data on how to rebuild the stock and stabilize the fishery.

In One Place, For One Fish, Climate Change May be a Boon

October 7, 2021 Miranda Weiss, The Atlantic

Bristol Bay’s sockeye harvest has long made up about half of the global catch of this species, in a seasonal blitz as short as it is enormous. And this year, Bristol Bay outdid itself, notching the largest sockeye run in the region’s recorded history with an astonishing 66 million returning fish. Even more astonishing, this season capped nearly a decade of extraordinarily high salmon returns in Bristol Bay, where sockeye harvests have reached more than 50 percent above the most recent 20-year average.

Bristol Bay’s Nushagak District is Seeing a Record-Setting Sockeye Salmon Run

July 21, 2021 Associated Press

It has been a record-breaking year for sockeye salmon catches in Alaska’s Bristol Bay Nushagak District this year, an official said.

Peter Pan Seafoods Announces Base Price for Bristol Bay Sockeye

June 22, 2021 ISABELLE ROSS,

This is the first time in at least 25 years that a Bristol Bay processor has announced its base price this early in the year, according to Travis Roenfanz, the Bristol Bay manager for the company.

Bristol Bay’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Valued at $2B in 2019


The new report, called “The Economic Benefits of Bristol Bay Salmon,” bridges a three year gap in analyzing the value of the region’s salmon industry.