Bering Sea crab fishermen need to prepare for another bad ice year, according to Kathleen Cole, ice forecaster for the National Weather Service. “I hate to say this to them, but yeah, we’re going to have an ice year that is above normal again,” Cole said. She said it is not ex...Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:36pm
The Bering Sea crab fleet hits the grounds this week with the Bristol Bay red king crab quota the only one not taking a significant hit, while the quota for the bread-and-butter opilio crab season is down 25 percent, and the St. Matthew Island blue king crab quota is down 31 percent. As expected, th...Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:44am
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