Category Archives: Fishing

The Commercial Fishing Industry in Alaska

According to McDowell Group (2020), Alaska produces about 60% of the nation's commercial fisheries, producing various seafood, including salmon, crab, Pacific cod, shrimp, and more. The fisheries provide tens of thousands of full-time and seasonal jobs. In addition, seafood is Alaska's largest export, making up more than half of all export value. This is why…
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What to expect for the Alaska Fishing Industry in 2018

Alaska’s fishing industry is the primary industry in the state of Alaska. Not only is this industry the primary revenue source for the state, but Alaska’s fishing industry also supplies our nation’s food chain with fresh fish. This being the case, industry officials closely monitor a variety of circumstances that will impact the industry overall.

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