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NOAA disburses final payment for salmon disaster

...Congress appropriated $75 million for those disasters and others throughout the country. Since February, the federal fishery managers have been working with the state and others to develop a plan for distributing Alaska's appropriation of...
Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Steller sea lions

...commercial fisherman. The theory of mortality from predators, Horning said, has "fallen by the wayside."Federal fisheries managers in late 2010 as a precaution restricted commercial fishing in the western Aleutians to limit competition for...
My Turn: A new way forward in the Gulf

...of participating vessels. These effects remind us that fisheries policy is fundamentally social policy.As federal fishery managers work to address bycatch problems in Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries, there are overarching principles that should...
My turn: Fishermen need a strong Magnuson Act

...that will directly affect them. This bill, however, would limit that say in the case of decisions made by federal fishery managers. Independent fishermen and fishing communities deserve a say in whether or not the federal government should...
New rule may allow subsistence handlines

...current proposal would reduce detailed reporting requirements so subsistence users will only have to inform a federal fisheries manager of an attempt to gather fish for ceremonial use. The ceremonial harvest rule covers fishing out of season and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...without enough regard for endangered Steller sea lions that depend on the fish for food. The judge ordered federal fisheries managers to re-examine the impacts of the fisheries on sea lions. In the study, the agency tried to measure the effects...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Marine Fisheries Service this week supporting another idea, a plan allowing Native subsistence hunters and federal fisheries managers to jointly oversee the belugas. ``We believe listing is premature because scientific evidence shows that...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...PRESS A judge has ordered federal fisheries managers to re-examine the impacts...August and September. Federal fishery managers had no immediate comment...Archives A judge has ordered federal fisheries managers to re-examine the impacts...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of Idaho, Montana's Marc Racicot, Oregon's John Kitzhaber and Washington's Gary Locke. In two days, federal fishery managers are scheduled to unveil recommendations on how hydropower dams should be operated to foster fish recovery. Locke...
Feds take testimony on proposed trawler policy

KODIAK - Federal fisheries managers want comments on a preliminary decision not to reduce bottom trawling in parts of the North Pacific Ocean designated as essential...


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