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Salmon boom forecasted

...Game. Sound off on the important issues at "We are very optimistic. Overall this should be a boomer year," said Bob Thorstenson Jr. of Juneau, executive director of the Southeast Alaska Seiners Association. Salmon harvest: 2007 state forecast...
On the move

...Department. New officers at United Fishermen: United Fishermen of Alaska has selected its officers for 2000-2001. Bob Thorstenson Jr. of Petersburg was chosen as president, Oliver Holm of Kodiak was chosen as vice-president and Rich Davis of...
Kookeesh subsistence fishing violation charges dismissed

...subsistence, it is the only way they can get their fish." Southeast Alaska Seiners Association Executive Director Bob Thorstenson Jr. said he too was cited for what he considered an obscure state violation, and said this decision is a good one...
Numbers misleading in subsistence fishing

...percent residents. There are volumes I could recite here, but the bottom line is that numbers do not tell the qualitative truth and Hayes should take a bit more time and study before he blasts commercial users. Bob Thorstenson, Jr. Juneau
My turn: Alaskans deserve truth about Stevens

...started. Yes, chairwoman, Alaskans deserve the truth about Ted Stevens. And you're not giving it to them. Bob Thorstenson Jr. is a Juneau resident, Southeast Alaska Seiners Association executive director and an Alaska Fisheries Marketing...
My turn: Californication of Alaska give up the better part of their life to the citizens of this great state just as these great men have done. Bob Thorstenson Jr. has been a commercial fisherman for 31 years.
My Turn: Habitat concerns fishermen, governor

...provide protection of habitat and the environment. I'm confident his administration will accomplish this objective. Bob Thorstenson Jr. is president of United Fishermen of Alaska
Fishing groups split over Murkowski permitting plan

...from the United Fishermen of Alaska" supporting his habitat plan. The statement was a letter from UFA President Bob Thorstenson Jr., who on Thursday said it reflected the feeling of most of the commercial fishing association's board. The letter...
United Fishermen of Alaska address subsistence review

...industry leaders don't refute. "Everybody knows that the folks in the Yukon are struggling and have been," said Bob Thorstenson Jr., executive director of Southeast Alaska Seiners Association, after the meeting. But, "besides those folks...
Southeast fisheries looking up

...preliminary total ex-vessel value of $43.5 million. "These hatcheries literally saved the bacon this year," said Bob Thorstenson Jr., executive director of the Southeast Alaska Seiners Association. Average per-pound ex-vessel prices for all...


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