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At Winter Season’s End, King Crab Quota Nearly Reached

Norton Sound red king crab. Photo: Jenn Ruckel, KNOM

Once the quota of 37,260 pounds is reached, Norton Sound’s red king crab CDQ fishery is set to close for the season. That should happen today (Wednesday), capping off a fast and successful winter crabbing season with a record-high catch price ($7.75/lb.).

Elder Voices: Maggie Olson

Houses on the Hillside in Golovin

Maggie shares stories of gathering berries and greens with her grandmother and memories of subsistence: seining for fish, gathering tom cod, and whaling for beluga.