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Fishing industry in crisis

...By 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...
Fishing industry gets behind one of its own

...4,300 for him during a raffle after Gibb gave a clinic. Thorsen-Broschat also introduced Gibb to Seattle's Bob Thorstenson Sr., who runs the group Fishing for the Future and whose daughter, Tani Stenfjord, is a nationally ranked masters...
Alaska Digest

...Sitka; Wallace Fields of Kodiak; John Garner of NorQuest Seafoods; Andy Golia of Dillingham; Stephanie Madsen and Bob Thorstenson of Juneau; Chuck McCallum of Chignik; Jerry McCune of Cordova; Kris Norosz of Petersburg; and Charles Crapo of...

...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...
Fishing group wants support

...week-long meeting in Petersburg last week. Many of its proposals are being formulated still. But UFA President Bob Thorstenson said the industry needs more flexibility to fix its problems on a region-by-region basis. "Different regions...
State distributes $9 million in grants for fish marketing

...and jerky, to improve their Web site designs, and to expand their markets on the East Coast and in other areas. Bob Thorstenson, president of the United Fishermen of Alaska, said the grants come at a critical time for the industry and will...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...organization representing fishing groups and fishermen. Although UFA endorsed three other candidates, board president Bob Thorstenson said Anderson and Madsen are excellent people who will do a very good job. "Basically we have a Kodiak person who's...
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...
Forecast: Pink salmon numbers are likely to plummet next year

...will be less fishermen fishing, so that in years of lean abundance, there will be enough fish for everyone," said Bob Thorstenson, executive director of the Southeast Alaska Seiners Association. "Since next year is going to be so low and it's...
Fishermen group opposes proposal

...United Fishermen of Alaska) opposes fish farms anytime, anywhere, any place. Inshore. Offshore. Period," said Bob Thorstenson, the organization's president and a Juneau-based seiner. "Even if it is done halfway across the country, subsidized...


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