The celebrated wild Alaska summer salmon harvest season begins Thursday, May 18, signaling the natural return of the region’s most iconic fish through a thriving annual migration cycle that is ensured by Alaska’s Constitutional pledge to sustain wild populations for generations to come. This year’s harvest is forecasted by the Alaska Department of Fish and… Read more »
Presented at ComFish 2017, ASMI and McDowell Group teamed up to share Alaska seafood’s current state in the global marketplace. This presentation covers where your catch is going, the value at home and abroad, and how global economics create challenges and opportunities for Alaska seafood.
More Than 95 Percent of Pacific Halibut and 70 Percent of Sablefish Harvested in the United States Come from Alaska Waters JUNEAU, Alaska – March 9, 2017 – Alaska halibut and sablefish (black cod) harvest seasons kick off March 11, increasing access to some of the best freshly-caught and frozen wild seafood in the… Read more »
Juneau, Alaska. January 27, 2017 – Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has hired Jeremy Woodrow as the new Communications Director. A longtime Juneau resident from a commercial fishing family, Woodrow brings not only communications expertise but also a wealth of industry knowledge to the role. Jeremy most recently served as the Communications Officer for the… Read more »
Wild Alaska Salmon: A Prized Healthy & High Quality Lean Protein Source JUNEAU, Alaska – Jan. 13, 2017 – Known for its wild salmon, crab and whitefish varieties, Alaska is home to dozens of different species of seafood, including more than 90 percent of the wild salmon harvested in the United States. From the rich,… Read more »