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Fishing industry in crisis

...the early 1980s Alaska supplied nearly half the world's salmon. "People had to come to us to buy it," said Bob Thorstenson Jr., president of United Fishermen of Alaska, a trade association. "They lined up to buy it." As recently as...

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BusinessDigest

...revitalization association will try to reduce the number of permits in Southeast for salmon fishers, he said. Zuanich and Bob Thorstenson Jr., president of United Fishermen of Alaska, bought the building in August of 2003 and moved in that September...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Department. Â 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062000/Biz_brief.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010207/sta_20070102012.shtml
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Stevens is the greatest

...if he does send another letter he should be sure to not call him Ted, but senator or chairman, out of the respect that the real "King" has earned for Alaskans. And last but not least, "Long live the King." Bob Thorstenson, Jr. Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011305/let_20050113023.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020903/sta_legfishing.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112409/sta_528419129.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090310/sta_704259085.shtml
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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

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010410/let_542689782.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062000/Biz_brief.html
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