Here on the Kenai Peninsula we take our sportsfishing seriously. People fly or drive thousands of miles for the opportunity to wet a line in our cold, fish-filled rivers, streams and inlet. Helping visitors do that is a full time job for thousands in a score of industries, and today on Econ 919, we talk with Jim Voss, the developer of a new smartphone app, Alaska Fishtopia, that is designed to take sportsfishing as seriously as the angler who uses it.
Our number this week is $74.15, which is what a barrel of West Texas Intermediate oil finished the day at last Friday, the highest closing price since November 2014. However, Saudi Arabia have already cut its prices by 20-cents at the urging of President Trump, who claims OPEC has been gouging America by letting the price creep up.