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Group continues effort to get setnet ban on 2016 ballot

...primarily affect the commercial setnet fishery in Upper Cook Inlet. According to information from the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, there are about 734 active Cook Inlet setnet permits in 2015.The group has until mid-August to file...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...1983 to 1997.In 1998, he is listed as both a resident and a nonresident of Alaska, according to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission database.In Montana, a sporting license is good for an array of animals, including fish, elk, deer...
My Turn: Preserve the Permanent Fund amid cuts

...Benjamin Brown is a lifelong Alaskan and attorney who lives in Juneau; he serves on the Alaska Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and is chairman of the Alaska State Council on the Arts.
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...per diem for days they're gone from the capital city during a legislative session. HB112Dissolves the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission and gives its work to the Department of Fish and Game. HB113A police officer or firefighter on injury...
State | AK legislature
Senate panel advances fish commission nominees

...Resources Committee on Monday held a confirmation hearing for Gov. Bill Walker's appointees to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.Juneau's Benjamin Brown has already served one four-year term on the commission and is up for reappointment...
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...that's another thing," explained Kurt Iverson, the Research and Planning project leader at the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.Likewise, there is an important distinction between fishery poundage and values. Some are high volume...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...fleet in 2007, another four years to get a regulation capping it implemented in 2011.The state's Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission also plays a role in management by limiting the number of participants in certain fisheries.Although...
Fisherman returns to the water after 10-year hiatus

...grandsons go out with his sons. The fishing industry isn't what it used to be, however. According to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission, last year Cook Inlet fishermen averaged a gross pay of $13,053. That's a little more than 10 percent...
My turn: Fleet exodus not 'anecdotal'

...harbor management and skyrocketing fees as "anecdotal." What is not anecdotal is that, according to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission's Web site, Juneau lost 43 commercial fishing permit holders from 2003 to 2005 - a decline of about...
Court sides with state on fishing fees

...charged a flat $115 above the rate of commercial permits and fees, said Mary McDowell, of the state Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission. Last year, the state sold 16,553 in-state permits and 4,675 nonresident permits, McDowell said...


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