Fish picks and pans for 2020
January 7, 2021
This year marks the 30th year that the weekly Fish Factor column has appeared in newspapers across Alaska and nationally. Every year it features "picks and pans" for Alaska's seafood industry - a no-holds-barred look back at some of the year's best and worst fishing highlights, and my choice for the biggest fish story of the year. Here are the choices for 2020, in no particular order:
Best little known fish fact: The state of Alaska's Commercial Fisheries Division also pays for the management of subsistence and personal-use fisheries.
Biggest fishing tragedy: The loss of five fishermen abo...