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...Bristol Bay of more than 46 million sockeyes, which would yield a catch of 31.24 million reds.Finally, the Board of Fisheries meets Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in Anchorage. The focus this cycle is on Alaska Peninsula, Chignik, Aleutian Islands...
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Fisheries board member cited for violating fishery closure

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska Board of Fisheries member has been cited for fishing in a commercial...partner will face.The executive director of the Board of Fisheries said it is up to Gov. Bill Walker if Johnson's...
Board director resigns over appointment

...a vacant seat on the Alaska Board of Fisheries. The appointment rumors surfaced...was appointed to the vacant Board of Fisheries seat. Gillis told the Alaska...on board."Gillis said the Board of Fisheries seat appointment process has...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Kenai River Sport Fishing Association wields a big stick

...manipulation. These were employed for one purpose only, to thwart the governor's appointment of Ruffner to the Board of Fisheries. I assert KRSA was successful due to the use of three major strategies: 1) building relationships; 2) corporate...
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...Legislature also voted 29-30 against confirming Board of Fisheries appointee Robert Ruffner. In 2013, Board of Fisheries nominee Vince Webster was also voted down by a 29-30...
State | AK legislature
Gov forces House's hand after canceled confirmation vote

...tumultuous as that one, several of Walker's appointees have drummed up controversy, especially those to the state Board of Fisheries and Craig Richards, Walker's pick for attorney general and former law partner.State Board of Education Chair...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...stakeholders are in one room, the meeting is confrontational, such as a debate over an allocation measure at a Board of Fisheries meeting.But in recent years, we've seen instances where members of various groups have gathered in public forums...
Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon

JUNEAU - A Senate committee held a hearing Monday on the governor's nominees for the state Board of Fisheries, but the panel held off on taking action.State Affairs committee chair Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said the panel's...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

JUNEAU - A former nominee to the Alaska Board of Fisheries has been charged with misdemeanor wildlife violations in Montana.Roland Maw, a Kasilof commercial fisherman, has been charged...
No limits set on west Cook Inlet clams

KENAI - The Alaska Board of Fisheries decided against taking action on a proposal that would have imposed limits on clams on a remote beach on the west side of Cook...


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