Evaluating a Fishing Investment

Resources to help you sell or transfer your fishing business.

Publications

How to Make a Directed Transfer of Your Fishing Business

This 48-page book by Marine Advisory Agent Sunny Rice introduces established fishermen to the subject of retiring from fishing, discusses transfer strategies, and examines tax/retirement implications. By encouraging established fishermen to pass on their business skills, this book also helps foster the next generation of Alaska fishermen.

Outside resources

Alaska Small Business Development Center

Hosted by the University of Alaska Anchorage and funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

U.S. Small Business Administration

An independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.