Fishing Facts Show WA is Biggest Winner in AK Fisheries
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Want to know where most fishermen live in Alaska? Or what community is home to the most fishing boats?
United Fishermen of Alaska has just released its updated Fishing Facts for every region of Alaska, plus the West Coast. The facts are updated through 2018, the most complete year available.
At a glance, they show that nearly 8,700 permit holders fished in 2018; 6,055 were Alaska residents. Over 21,341 crew licenses were purchased, split almost evenly between residents and non-residents...
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