Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
December 14, 2017, 10:52:33 AM

Login with username, password and session length

Recent Topics

[Today at 10:43:23 AM]

[Today at 10:39:28 AM]

[Today at 10:38:33 AM]

[Today at 10:37:32 AM]

[Today at 10:33:27 AM]

[Today at 10:24:46 AM]

[Today at 10:04:33 AM]

[Today at 09:49:14 AM]

[Today at 09:23:05 AM]

[Today at 09:20:25 AM]

[Today at 09:17:17 AM]

[Today at 08:54:19 AM]

[Today at 08:23:06 AM]

by bmb
[Today at 07:43:35 AM]

[Today at 05:42:34 AM]

[Today at 05:13:28 AM]

[Today at 01:34:45 AM]

[Today at 12:45:14 AM]

[December 13, 2017, 09:57:31 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 09:45:22 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 06:41:43 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 06:27:33 PM]

by Tote
[December 13, 2017, 05:25:53 PM]

by SOMA
[December 13, 2017, 04:02:33 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 03:53:02 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 03:39:11 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 02:54:23 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 01:45:54 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 01:26:48 PM]

[December 13, 2017, 11:52:33 AM]

Support NCKA

Support the site by making a donation.

2017 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Bering Sea Bycatch  (Read 1597 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Aaron

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • Love and respect the great blue world.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Monterey Bay
  • Date Registered: Jan 2007
  • Posts: 715
With the new season of Deadliest Catch I find myself looking at (and more interested in) the finfish that come up as bicatch in the traps more than the crab.So far I've seen cod, Pacific halibut, pollock and an eel-like fish (lamprey?).
What other species might one expect to see as bycatch crabbing the Bering Sea?
« Last Edit: April 18, 2009, 04:57:03 PM by Aaron »
Manager Monterey Bay Kayaks Moss Landing
ACA Certified Instructor,Kayak Tour Guide


Aaron

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • Love and respect the great blue world.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Monterey Bay
  • Date Registered: Jan 2007
  • Posts: 715
Manager Monterey Bay Kayaks Moss Landing
ACA Certified Instructor,Kayak Tour Guide


Northern Boy

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile my name is phil and i'm addicted to fishing
  • Date Registered: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 1218
great link, thanks! I too am always on the lookout for bycatch. I'm glad it's not just me.


POLARCAT

  • Team Bridgeport - Full Contact. No Impact.
  • Sand Dab
  • **
  • View Profile
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Date Registered: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 95
Great link.  That dude carrying the octopus had the beak right up against his crotch.  That'll smart for sure. :smt103
Lovin' every minute of it!!!


CGN-38

  • Del Valle Storm Trooper
  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • Survivor Del Valle FnC 09'
  • View Profile
  • Location: Felton, CA. (In the Redwoods)
  • Date Registered: Mar 2005
  • Posts: 3447
Yeah, by the way he was carrying it, it looked heavy too!


Member/survivor STORM TROOPER Brigade


Bushy

  • Administrator
  • *****
  • View Profile http://theletsgofishingradioshow.com
  • Location: Santa Cruz
  • Date Registered: Jan 2005
  • Posts: 6283
Aren't lampreys a fresh water fish?  Maybe hagfish?

OK wrong again, damn I better go bakc to school.  wikipedia says:

"Lampreys live mostly in coastal and fresh waters, although at least one species, Geotria australis, probably travels significant distances in the open ocean, as evidenced by the lack of reproductive isolation between Australian and New Zealand"

Allen





SANTA CRUZ KAYAK FISHING Guide Service since 2004
Kayak Fishing Magazine
NCKA
NWKA
AquaHunters
Weekly Fish Reports:
The Lets Go Fishing Radio Show
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Monterey Herald


Aaron

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • Love and respect the great blue world.
  • View Profile
  • Location: Monterey Bay
  • Date Registered: Jan 2007
  • Posts: 715
I think you may be right about the hagfish Allen.That sounds more likely.
Manager Monterey Bay Kayaks Moss Landing
ACA Certified Instructor,Kayak Tour Guide


guitarzan

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • Its Madness.
  • View Profile Positively Painting
  • Location: San Anselmo
  • Date Registered: Jan 2006
  • Posts: 4534
I read last year there was a bycatch of over a half million king salmon in the pollock industry. I think it was Pollock, I know it was the fast food industry. Thats Sacramento fish. Something is happening to them out there thats for sure.


bluekayak

  • Sea Lion
  • ****
  • View Profile
  • Date Registered: May 2005
  • Posts: 1679
I bet some of the industrial fishing ops could give a shit between catch and bycatch

It's all fish and it's all money


calbear

  • Salmon
  • ***
  • Waylon
  • View Profile
  • Location: Salinas, CA
  • Date Registered: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 549
I'm pretty sure I've seen sculpin as a Alaskan crab by-catch
Motorized boats are for the lazy limp d!%k$


InSeine

  • "Whiskeys' for Drinkin', Waters' for Fightin'"
  • Salmon
  • ***
  • View Profile
  • Location: Davis, Ca
  • Date Registered: Aug 2005
  • Posts: 933
The Gulf Coast shrimp trawlers catch 5lbs of bycatch for every 1lb of shrimp.   
OG