Alaska Sea Grant: New training program for aspiring fishing crew in Western Alaska

A student in an April 2019 training class for new fishing crew in New Stuyahok, Alaska, practices putting on a survival suit. Photo by Gabe Dunham/Alaska Sea Grant.

Alaska’s commercial fishing industry employs more people than any other industry in the state. Yet fewer young people are entering the industry, and resources are scarce to help aspiring crew members succeed, a concern that Alaska Sea Grant has addressed with the development of a new “Crew Class” training program.

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Source: Alaska Sea Grant: New training program for aspiring fishing crew in Western Alaska

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