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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-01-29/my-turn-new-way-forward-gulf
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060906/opi_20060609011.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092904/sta_subsistence.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032801/Loc_Groundfish.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060199/Loc_belugas.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071299/Loc_sealion.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072600/Loc_protectsalmon.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011904/sta_feds.shtml
News
Board creates steelhead fishery

...Game and limit harvests on small streams that have conservation issues. The board gave similar authority to federal fishery managers regarding small streams affected by new rules for trout, Dolly Varden and grayling in Southeast Alaska. There...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020105/sta_20050201009.shtml
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Northwest Digest

...delegation. The third straight season of poor chinook returns to Northern California's Klamath River has federal fisheries managers considering closing 700 miles of coastline to salmon fishing for the May through October season, despite plentiful...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032806/sta_20060328010.shtml
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