The eighth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit (AYFS) is coming soon. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, the three-day networking and skill-building conference is aimed at new entrants in Alaska’s commercial fishing industry to help them manage and grow their businesses. Next month, it’ll be held at the Westmark Baranof Hotel in downtown Juneau, January 21–23, 2020.…Read More
Alaska Sea Grant’s Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit since 2007 has aimed to build a sustained network of fishing operations across the state. The next summit is set for late January in Juneau.Read More
Armed with knowledge and connections from Alaska Sea Grant’s Alaska Young
Fishermen’s Summit, the Nashes are steering their family’s fishing
business in a new direction.
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s funding priorities include fishing-focused programs including NOAA Sea Grant, which supports the next generation of Alaska fishermen through development programs like the annual Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit.Read More
New and aspiring Alaska commercial fishermen gathered in Anchorage for the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit, which aims to train the next generation of commercial fishermen to be successful and help turn the tide on Alaska’s aging fleet, where the average age of a boat captain is 50.Read More
Juneau, Alaska—New Alaska commercial fishermen will get a chance to meet and learn with their peers at the sixth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit coming up in January 2016. The summit, developed by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, has been held five times in the past seven years. The three-day event focuses on training,…Read More