Kodiak Tanner Crab Fishery Starts Next Week
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Kodiak’s Tanner crab fishery opens on January 15, albeit a small one.
The mid-January fishery will have a combined 400,000 pounds catch limit in two areas, the minimum to open a fishery. Crabbers will tap on the tail end of a big Tanner year class from 2013.
“The east side's going to have a 300,000 pound GHL and the southeast is going to have 100,000 pounds. And particularly on the east side, this definitely is fishing on the same crab that...
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