Low stock assessments still preventing opportunity in popular Kodiak, Chigniks, and South Peninsula winter fisheries.
It’s been a good season so far for Bristol Bay red king crab fishermen. The quotas were cut, but the catches have been good, and the prices are up. But on the Pacific side, news came last week that the Westward Region tanner crab fisheries will be closed again this January. KDLG’s Dave Bendinger has more: