With a way of life on the Y-K Delta at risk, the North Pacific Council declines to reduce trawl bycatch, and instead wants more study of climate change

Despite hours of testimony from residents living along the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers who called for urgent action to curb the bycatch of chinook and chum salmon in the Bering Sea trawl fisheries, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council decided to approach the problem more methodically. Read More