Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing

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    Principal Investigator:
    Christina Package-Ward
  • Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in/around Newport, Oregon and Kodiak, Alaska exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviews conducted between 7/10 - 9/10. Funding provided by NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America and by NOAA/NMFS.

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Anonymous

Interview topics include background and how participant began fishing, reasons for Alaska fishing entry, social ties, Kodiak history, fishing in Newport, Joint Venture fishing, changes in fisheries management and regulation, marine reserves in Oregon, and local knowledge.

Christina Package-Ward Newport, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Mike Wilson

Interview topics include background and how participant began fishing, social ties and connections, changes in fishing, Kodiak history, changes in fisheries management, rationalization, changes in crab fishery, ability of new crew to enter fishery, cyclic species patterns, and local knowledge of fishermen.

Christina Package-Ward Toledo, OR NOAA-NMFS Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Billy Williams

Interview topics include how participant became involved in fishing, social ties, North Pacific crab fishing methods, changes to North Pacific crab fishery over time, ties to place, and reasons for influx of Newport (Oregon) residents in Alaska fishing.

Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in/around Newport, Oregon and Kodiak, Alaska exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviews conducted between 7/10 - 9/10. Funding provided by NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America and by NOAA/NMFS.

Christina Package-Ward Kodiak, AK NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Jan Robison

Interview topics include background and reason participant began fishing, social ties, Kodiak history, Joint Venture fisheries, changes in crab fishery, changes in Alaska fisheries over time, and opportunities for current crew members to enter fishery.

Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in/around Newport, Oregon and Kodiak, Alaska exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviews conducted between 7/10 - 9/10. Funding provided by NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America and by NOAA/NMFS.

Christina Package-Ward Depoe Bay, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Ted Painter

Interview topics include background and how participant became engaged in fishing, changes in fisheries over time, changes in fisheries management, social ties, strategies for finding crew and changes in crew, Kodiak history, rationalization of crab fishery, and entry opportunities for fishermen.

Christina Package-Ward Newport, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Bob Jacobson

Interview topics include how participant began fishing, social ties, fishing changes over time, crab fishing business and management changes (IFQs), halibut fishing management changes (IFQs), and changes in Kodiak.

Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in/around Newport, Oregon and Kodiak, Alaska exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviews conducted between 7/10 - 9/10. Funding provided by NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America and by NOAA/NMFS.

Christina Package-Ward Newport, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Rex Hockema

Interview topics include background and how participant began fishing, social ties, Joint Venture fishing, seafood processing, changes in fisheries management, rationalization, cost of entry in fishing, Kodiak history, changes in crab fishery, changes in pollock fishery, changes in shrimp fishery, and Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Christina Package-Ward Toledo, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing
Daniel Hall

Interview topics include background and how participant began fishing, social ties, Joint Venture fishing, multi-regional fishing, Kodiak history, and changes in fisheries management.

Interviews with former or current commercial fishermen in/around Newport, Oregon and Kodiak, Alaska exploring their involvement in Alaska fishing during the 1960s through 1980s. Interviews conducted between 7/10 - 9/10. Funding provided by NOAA Preserve America Initiative, part of Preserve America and by NOAA/NMFS.

Christina Package-Ward Newport, OR NOAA-NMFS, Preserve America Oregon Residents in Alaska's Historical Fishing