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On June first, the board of directors for the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation voted unanimously to support the Yes for Salmon ballot initiative. 

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Halibut have hit the docks in Dillingham. The 4-E halibut fishery opened on May 1, and the first fish was landed on May 14.

Bristol Bay communities working on processing plants

Jun 10, 2016
Photo by Molly Dischner

Efforts to launch local processors in two Bristol Bay communities may finally be coming to fruition.

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Boats aren’t the only thing that have to be prepped for the fishery. Workshops in Dillingham and Naknek this week will give fishermen a chance to get ready for the business side of fishing.

Herring fishery continues as some prep for halibut

Apr 26, 2016
Molly Dischner/KDLG News

A week into a challenging Togiak herring fishery, some fishermen are ready for halibut season.

OceanBeauty signing up fishermen for 2016

Jan 8, 2016

BBEDC CEO says OceanBeauty looking for a few good fishermen.

Prep underway for BOF Area M meeting

Jan 8, 2016

BBEDC and BBNA are looking for Bristol Bay residents who want to testify at the Board of Fisheries Area M meeting in Anchorage next month.

BBEDC opposes permit stacking

Dec 3, 2015

As the state Board of Fisheries prepares to deliberate proposals addressing permit stacking in Bristol Bay, mixed opinions continue to come out in public testimony.

Bristol Bay posts strong 2015 halibut catch

Sep 18, 2015
Hannah Colton / KDLG

Fishermen caught about 45,000 pounds of halibut near Bristol Bay this summer, worth more than $200,000.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 19

Jun 19, 2015
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Tonight we try to figure out what the Port Moller Test Fishery numbers mean - with a little help from project manager Matt Nemeth.

Bristol Bay Fisheries Report June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015
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Tonight we hear BBEDC  President/CEO Norm Van Vactor's outlook for Bristol Bay fisheries and check out what's happening in Togiak.

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The project, which starts with the construction of a 115-foot one-span bridge, has been more than a decade in the making. 

Courtesy of BBRSDA

The new program aims to improve fish quality by putting hydraulic RSW units on the vessels of CDQ qualified fishermen. 

KDLG's Thea Card spoke with some of the kids in the recent Arctic Tern program and read their thank you notes.

The Community Development Quota organization for the Bristol Bay region has made a significant change to the biggest pot of money it can give out at one time. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.