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Sportfish reps, NMFS agree one-fish limit isn't on table

...Peninsula ports from two fish to one, and to reallocate those fish to the commercial sector.On its website, the Alaska Charter Association, or ACA, has a graphic that reads "I fish...You fish, We'll all fish ...for ONE FISH? Save your 'but...
Proposed halibut quotas split tourism industry

...chambers of commerce also are opposed, as are the convention and visitor bureaus in Sitka and Kodiak. The Alaska Charter Association formed in June 2004 to fight the proposal. While sweeping in its reach, the halibut charter quota plan is...
F&G, fishermen differ on halibut

...fisheries in Southeast and Southcentral Alaska both exceeded their guideline harvest levels for halibut. The Alaska Charter Association, based in Homer, advocates for abolishing the guideline harvest levels. The group complains that charter...
Empire Editorial: Charter IFQs need to be renegotiated

...a certain catch level. The responses from the business community were predictable: Peter Karwowski of the Alaska Charter Association said the vote is a harbinger of a bright future for charters, and that there's no reason the industry can't...
My Turn: Support reductions of Chinook salmon bycatch Ault is the Owner/Operator of Inlet Charters and serves as President of the Alaska Charter Association. Jordan is a commercial salmon troller in Sitka.
Group: Charter halibut harvest within allocation in Southeast Alaska for 1st time in 7 years rebuilding the southeast Alaska halibut resource," the coalition says.Greg Sutter, president of the Alaska Charter Association, said the "draconian" 37-inch rule hit many operators hard, with cancellations and some anglers going...
Tightened catch limits alarm halibut fisheries

...decide on its recommendations to the International Pacific Halibut Commission.Greg Sutter, president of the Alaska Charter Association, said he hopes the North Pacific Fishery Management Council can come up with a halibut management plan that...
Halibut charter fleet limited

...2004. The new limited-entry program won't serve to reduce the number of fish taken out of the water, said Alaska Charter Association Vice President Richard Yamada. "It will split our industry into haves and have-nots," said Yamada, who...
Fishermen wait for halibut harvest numbers

...limit for charter customers. Richard Yamada, a Southeast charter operator in Seattle this week representing Alaska Charter Association, said in his comments to the IPHC that managers need to stop underestimating the charter catch. Yamada said...
Charter representatives urge Parnell to address halibut limits

The Southeast Alaska Guides Organization (SEAGO) and Alaska Charter Association (ACA) are pleading for the state to get more involved with the new 37-inch halibut limit set by the International Pacific Halibut...


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