Three incumbent members of Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board. Rep.
Sockeye runs throughout the state are picking up, and so far, fishermen are seeing more fishing opportunity than last summer.
Editor's note: This is the fifth in the Morris Communications series "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon." For a young state, Alaska has a long history with fisheries management.
Alaska's Board of Fisheries decided Friday that a statewide ban on felt-soled wading boots amounts to a "prudent and responsible" approach to the threat of invasive species in the state's freshwater streams.
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