Test Fishery for Golden King Crab at Prince William Sound
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
Fishermen and state managers are testing the waters for another crab fishery at Prince William Sound.
Now through the end of November, they will drop pots for golden king crab. That fishery has been closed since 1989 and the last survey on the stock was in 2006. But stakeholders say they are seeing signs of increased abundance.
“We believe that there is some golden king crab out there and our stakeholders proposed a few things at the last Board of Fish...
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