AMCC News

Kodiak Fishermen Target a Niche Consumer Market

Date Posted: June 17, 2014       Categories: AMCC in the News       Tags: Kodiak Jig Initiative, Local Seafood

Source: Alaska Public Media, APRN – Anchorage

Author: Steve Heimel

“Small boat fishermen out of Kodiak have found a premium market for their catch, based on the idea of buying local. The jig fishery uses gear as light as ten pounds, and is open to anyone who buys a permit. A number of restaurants are willing to pay more for fish caught that way…”

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