United Fishermen of Alaska Announces Support for Senator Lisa Murkowski’s Fishing Industry Credit Enhancement Act

Late last week, Senators Lisa Murkowski and Angus King (I-Maine) introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at supporting rural fishing communities. The Fishing Industry Credit Enhancement Act would allow businesses that directly support the fishing industry to access loans from the agricultural loan program. Senator Murkowski referred to the bill as “astraightforward, common-sense amendment to the Farm Credit...


UFA 2022 Year in Review

Juneau, AK – United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA) Releases the 2022 Year in Review The year 2022 was a year for the record books for both the seafood industry and for UFA as an organization. UFA hit the ground running early in 2022 and continued that pace throughout the year. With continued and invaluable support from Senator...


UFA Resolution on the Wild Fish Conservancy Lawsuit

Whereas the United Fishermen of Alaska’s mission is to promote and protect the common interest of Alaska’s commercial fishing industry, as a vital component of Alaska’s social and economic well-being; and Whereas commercial fishing is a mainstay of Alaska’s economy and the largest private sector employer in the state; and Whereas the troll fleet is the second...