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Category Archives: News
The weather had been bad for several days with winds up to 40 knots and five footers in Auke Bay, but today it laid down. It was a long awaited moment. The shrinkwrap was removed and at high tide this … Continue reading
For years I have been going in and out of Endicott Arm to Dawes Glacier and Ford’s Terror and along the eastern shore south of Sum Dum are dozens of old rusting shrimp pots stacked up. I wondered if they ever … Continue reading
If you did a Google search for Alaska halibut fishing regulations and clicked on the Nordic Quest site, what I am writing about today is simply that the International Pacific Halibut Commission will be meeting all week in Seattle starting Monday, January … Continue reading
The saltwater and freshwater fishing regulations for 2013 – 2014 have been published by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The summary below sorts out what applies to non-residents who are unguided, sport fishermen for the northern and southern … Continue reading
Last July I published on my Stories page an announcement about the coming release of my novel, Riders of the Tides. I guess I should have updated this page last month as the novel had an official release date in … Continue reading
The International Pacific Halibut Commission’s 2013 catch reports were issued at their January 21-25, 2013 meeting in Victoria, British Columbia. As I have historically fished in Southeast Alaska (Area 2C), I took a look at the numbers for this regulatory … Continue reading
The 2012 Alaska fishing regulations have been published and are available on-line through the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. I have summarized the new regulations for SE Alaska for king salmon catch with this post. On March 29th, ADFG released new … Continue reading
As I promised in late December, there would be a post on what transpired at the January meetings of the International Pacific Halibut Commission in Anchorage. Many of the hearings were packed and the discussion was lively both officially and … Continue reading
Andrew Jensen in his blog of December 12,2011 for the Alaska Journal of Commerce reported – the North Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted management guidance for the International Pacific Halibut Commission for the charter sector in 2012. In Area 2C, … Continue reading