RSW Discount Program

RSW Discount Program

The BBRSDA has purchased a number of 7.5T hydraulic drive, water cooled, RSW units manufactured by Pacific West Refrigeration.

These units will be available at cost for resale to BBRSDA members on a first come first serve basis. Resale price is $20,500 per unit. Payment must be made in full prior to the release of a unit. The BBRSDA cannot provide financing on the purchase of these units.

Go to bbrsda.com/quality for more information and to apply!

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Summer 2018 Fresh Promotions

Summer 2018 Fresh Promotions

This July, we partnered with five separate retailers to promote Fresh Bristol Bay Sockeye in stores. All in, we supported fresh promotions at more than 350 retail locations from Seattle, to Texas, to Cleveland. We appreciate the support of our retail partners and give kudos to our fleet for delivering chilled, well cared for fish! 

For more details on our 2018 fresh promotions check out our latest Waypoints.

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Economic Benefits of the Bristol Bay Salmon Industry

Prior to joining BBRSDA, Andy Wink recently completed an updated economic impact study about the Bristol Bay salmon industry. The study provides a comprehensive account of fishery value and the economic benefits it produces, making it an excellent reference source for BBRSDA and other industry groups/companies/partners. A summary handout can be found here, or find a comfy chair and read the full report here

RSW Discount Program

RSW Discount Program

The BBRSDA has purchased a number of 7.5T hydraulic drive, water cooled, RSW units manufactured by Pacific West Refrigeration.

The units have been purchased at a bulk rate discount and will be available at cost for resale to BBRSDA members on a first come, first serve basis. Priority will be given to applicants who can provide proof of installation prior to the 2018 fishing season. 

Currently, units are available for pick up in Seattle, WA. Some units will also be available for pick up in Naknek, AK by the end of April 2018. 

Go to bbrsda.com/quality for more information and to apply!

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Free RSW Consultations

Free RSW Consultations

UPDATE: MRS is completely booked for Spring 2018. Consult spots for Fall 2018 are filling up fast; contact Mendi ASAP to arrange your Free RSW Consultation.

The BBRSDA has partnered with Marine Refrigeration Solutions to offer free one-on-one RSW consultations to our members in 2018. Doug and Mendi will work with you to ensure that you are getting the right type/size unit for your needs and provide you with customized installation drawings and a plumbing list specific to YOUR boat.

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2018 Bristol Bay Forecast

2018 Bristol Bay Forecast

Just in time for Pacific Marine Expo, the 2018 forecast has been released by ADF&G and it looks like it's going to be another big year!  Total run is forecasted at 51 million with a harvest of 39 million.  Deputy Director of Commercial Fisheries, Forrest Bowers, will present the forecast at our member meeting on Thursday at 1pm in media room 1D47 at Pacific Marine Expo.  He will also be at our booth #4114 in the Alaska Hall on Friday afternoon.

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Bristol Bay Media Library

The Bristol Bay Media Library is open! The library houses BBRSDA digital assets including logos, area maps, food photography and fishery photos for use by our direct marketers and retail partners.

Direct marketers and retail partners can register for access to download assets (free of charge) for use on websites, social media, promotional materials and more.

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AML Vessel Transport

BBRSDA has partnered with Alaska Marine Lines to offer a discount on vessel transportation to Seattle for the purposes of refrigeration work.  If you're installing RSW, or upgrading your vessel's current RSW system, you are eligible for a special reduced rate for barging your vessel round-trip from either Naknek or Dillingham to Seattle.  Call AML directly to set up your reservation and mention the BBRSDA Fishermen's Boat Repair Program. 

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