BBRSDA 2016 Election Update: Announcing the Candidates

  • February 23, 2016. The nominations are in! Four Bristol Bay fishermen have put themselves forward as candidates in our current election cycle. Below you will find candidate statements, photos and contact information. Read More >>

Upcoming Meeting

  • February 18, 2016. The Finance Committee will meet February 22 at 7 PM Pacific by teleconference. The agenda is posted here. Read More >> 

Call For Nominations and Notice Of Election

  • January 8, 2016. The BBRSDA is calling for nominations from Bristol Bay driftnet (S03T) permit holders to fill three expiring seats on its board of directors. Read More >>

Alaska seafood tests clean for radiation

  • December 1, 2015. Excerpted from Fish Radio: The results of testing conducted on Alaska fish in 2014, and previously reported by DEC, showed no detection of Fukushima-related radionuclides Iodine-131 (I-131), Cesium-134 (Cs-134), and Cesium-137 (Cs-137). Read More >> 

BBRSDA Suggestion Form online – Deadline Extended

  • November 17, 2015. SUGGESTIONS GLADLY ACCEPTED! Your BBRSDA Wants to Hear From You! The BBRSDA’s core purpose is to maximize the value of the Bristol Bay fishery for the benefit of its members, with primary attention on the economic wellbeing of BBRSDA members.....Read More >>

BBRSDA Member Quality Survey – Deadline Extended

  • November 16, 2015. Fall 2015 In order to best assist the BBRSDA in planning and prioritizing its Quality Program, please answer the following questions thoroughly and honestly. Your answers will be kept confidential.  Read More >>

Fall 2015 Sockeye Market Analysis Video and Download Now Available

  • November 16, 2015. The Fall 2015 Sockeye Market Analysis is now available for our members to download (below). Above, you will find a very useful video that supplements and extends the key findings and information in the report. Read More >>

Welcome new Executive Director, Becky Martello

  • November 13, 2015. The BBRSDA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that effective December 14, 2015, Becky Martello will take over the executive wheelhouse of the BBRSDA. Becky grew up in Bristol Bay and fished her way through college. Read More >> 

Pacific Marine Expo BBRSDA Member Meeting Agenda

  • Here is the agenda for the BBRSDA member meeting to be held at Pacific Marine Expo. We hope to see you there! Thursday, November 19, 2015 – 8–10 a.m.  Read More >> 

2016 Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Forecast

  • A total of 46.55 million sockeye salmon (range 36.67–56.44 million) are expected to return to Bristol Bay in 2016. This prediction is 15% greater than the previous 10-year mean of total runs and 41% greater than the long-term mean of 32.94 million. Read More >> 

Important Notice to Our Members

  • Recently there have been inaccurate assertions in the media and elsewhere that imply a 180-degree shift in Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association’s (BBRSDA’s) opposition to the proposed Pebble project, asserting that a change in our board of directors’ leadership now “signals [BBRSDA’s] support for Pebble mine.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Read More >> 



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