Thank you to all of our members who came to our booth or attended our member meeting during the Bristol Bay Fish Expo in Naknek! An additional thank you to the captains and crew who took time to speak with us as we walked some of the Naknek boat yards handing out quality messaging materials and swag.Read More
The Bristol Bay RSDA will hold a member meeting during the Bristol Bay Fish Expo on Saturday, June 9th from 12:00pm-2:45pm. The meeting will take place in the Auditorium at the Bristol Bay High School in Naknek, Alaska. The member meeting will be followed by a Board of Directors meeting from 3:00pm - 5:00pm.Read More
Tim Cook was elected to Seat B - Alaska Resident. Cook will serve a 3 year term ending 2021.
Michael Jackson was elected to Seat E - Non-Alaska Resident. Jackson will serve a 3 year term ending 2021.Read More
Ballots for 2018 BOD Elections are in the mail! Ballots were sent to all S03T permit holders and mailed to the address on file with the Commercial Fishery Entry Commission.
Completed ballots must be postmarked by April 6th, 2018 and received by April 13th, 2018 to be counted.Read More
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!Read More
In a letter to the fleet today, our Executive Director, Becky Martello, announced her resignation.
To the fleet,
As most of you know, Bristol Bay has always been very special to me – the place, the fishery and the people. Which is why it has been my great honor and privilege to serve you over these last 2 years...
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.Read More
Andy Wink of The McDowell Group presented the 2017 Sockeye Market Analysis at the BBRSDA Membership Meeting at the Pacific Marine Expo. 2017 saw a preliminary ex-vessel value of Bristol Bay Sockeye at $210 million! Demand for Bristol Bay Sockeye continues to grow with favorable frozen H&G prices and an increased demand for fresh H&G product.Read More
It's that time of year again and our annual Bristol Bay Fishermen's Reception is right around the corner! We'll be serving up 2 of our signature sockeye recipes, appetizers and drinks. Please join us as we celebrate the fishery and you, our fishermen!
Friday, 11/17, 6-9pm at The Piranha Shop - 1022 1st Ave. S, Seattle
Invites: Get them at our booth - #4114 in the Alaska Hall!
If you’re a member, you may have received a postcard in the mail recently, announcing all the events taking place the week of Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, WA. But in case you didn’t see it, here’s what you missed (along with some extra detail):Read More
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.
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.Read More
Thanks to all our participants! We've received some great shots these past few weeks; here are the winners:
The BBRSDA will hold its annual pre-season member meeting on June 10, 2017 in Dillingham, Alaska at the Dillingham Elementary School Gym at 12:00 pm. The member meeting will be followed by a meeting of the Board of Directors in the Elementary School Library at 3:00 pm. Agendas for the meetings can be found here. Past meeting agendas and minutes can be found on our Board Meetings page.
The BBRSDA is looking to harness the creative power of our Bristol Bay fleet. Throughout the 2017 season, we will be collecting digital photos from Bay fishermen that depict the unique story of Bristol Bay; Wild Taste, Amazing Place.Read More