Alaska Fishing Updates for February
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – There’s lots of February fishing going on.
Hundreds of boats of all types are out in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea targeting pollock, cod, flounders and other whitefish.
The Bering Sea snow crab fishery is still ongoing and openers for their bigger cousin, bairdi Tanners, kicked off on February 12 in Southeast Alaska. The duration will depend on how the catches go in specific regions for 62 participants and it’s likely to last a few weeks. The Tanner harvest should top one million pounds...
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