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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...no control on what they retailers put on it."Bristol Bay fishermen received 50 cents per pound of sockeye as the ex-vessel...less than half the average price processors paid Bristol Bay fishermen in 2014. Processors in turn sell to retailers at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-05/confluence-of-factors-cause-disconne
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Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...pound in 2014 for sockeye, as well as decreases in price for coho, pink, and chinook salmon.Early reports say Bristol Bay fishermen are getting 65 cents per pound with a bonus for fish stored in refrigerated seawater.To equal the total harvest...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/bristol-bay-sockeye-run-well-beow-fo
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State salmon harvest surpasses 104 million as season winds down

...000 sockeye and 12,000 cohos. The total Sound salmon harvest through Aug. 5 was 39.9 million salmon.At Bristol Bay, fishermen have landed about 98,000 pinks, and a total 29.3 million salmon.Kodiak fishermen have harvested about 5...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/state-salmon-harvest-surpasses-104-m
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Fishermen sue over sunken vessel

JUNEAU - Some Bristol Bay fishermen sued Monday over the sinking last June and subsequent salvage of the Lone Star, which they say leaked fuel into the water and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-09/fishermen-sue-over-sunken-vessel
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Alaska fishermen find farmed salmon a formidable foe

...and Maine have glutted markets with cheap fish, creating record low wholesale prices. That's a big reason why Bristol Bay fishermen took home only 40 cents a pound for their catch last summer, the lowest price since 1975. In 1988, the fish...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011302/ala_011302alapm0030001.shtml
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State offers 'Mining 101'

...asked, came from a Nushagak resident. "Once permitted will the Pebble Mine have an impact on fish?" said the Bristol Bay fisherman, who asked not to be identified. "That's what the permitting process is all about," Fogels said. "We want...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111907/news_3494.shtml
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Board of Fisheries meeting ongoing in Anchorage

...its belt by rolling three meetings into one big Anchorage meeting. Robin Samuelson of Dillingham is representing Bristol Bay fishermen and villagers who think the False Pass fleet is picking off too many sockeye salmon, contributing to unexpected...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011501/ala_011501ala0030001.shtml
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Processor questioned on farmed salmon purchases

...testimony in Superior Court came at the end of the tenth week of trial in a class action lawsuit brought by 4,500 Bristol Bay fishermen. In a letter to fishermen in December 1993, Giles was blunt about the competition: ''Farmed fish prices are...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042003/ala_042003ala0010001.shtml
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Put Pebble in perspective

...largest accumulations of copper, gold and molybdenum in the world. Opponents, including environmentalists and Bristol Bay fishermen, fear that the potential size and scope of the project and its proximity to the Bristol Bay watershed will decimate...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112810/ope_742683884.shtml
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State and univerity forecasts give gloomy outlook for Bristol Bay salmon

...up to be possibly worse still. ''We've got to learn to do more with less,'' Robin Samuelsen, a leading Bristol Bay fisherman from Dillingham, told the Anchorage Daily News. ''You're seeing a total collapse of the Western Alaska economy...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/111401/ala_111401alapm0010001.shtml
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