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Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

Three incumbent members of Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board. Rep.
Appeals court reinstates charges in fishing case

...the issuance of subsistence permits. It also claimed George's decision should have considered a law that allows the Fish Board to delegate authority to the commissioner of the Department of Fish and Game to act in its behalf.The state argued...
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Fish Board approves Kenai king salmon plan

...less drift boat day, there has been no limitation on the number of hours the commercial guide industry fishes."The Fish Board, meeting in Anchorage, voted 6-1 in favor of "paired restrictions" for late-run king salmon returning in July...
Fish Board considers Cook Inlet proposals

...fishery, the marine-recreational fishery, and the commercial set-net fishery," Gease said.The group wants the Fish Board to consider limits on the number of nets and shallower nets that allow deep-swimming kings to escape.The Alaska Sport...
Alaska Editorial: Every proposal should be the result of good public process

...Swanton called it an example of the fish board's public process working." a different position."The fish board does indeed have a very good taken along the way.But the fish board also has an idiosyncrasy in the way...
My Turn: Seeking consensus on salmon management policies

...throughout the fall and winter months to come to consensus on some of the management issues that we can share with Alaska's Fish Board and state resource development managers, as well as the Alaska Legislature. All user groups benefit from consistent, coherent...
Board puts off imposing Kenai catch-and-release rule

...chance to speak up during the 14-day Fish Board meeting in Anchorage. "The people...said John White of Bethel. The Fish Board did not rescind the catch-and-release...February's rule changes. Some Fish Board members cited the ongoing confusion...
Three appointed to Board of Fisheries

...Kodiak, Eric Jordan of Sitka and Andrew Szczesny of Soldotna to the Board of Fisheries on Friday. The seven-member Fish Board sets fishing seasons and catch limits. The appointees fill vacancies left when the Legislature refused to vote on three...
Chignik fishing cooperative wraps up first season

...around the Alaska coast, is plagued by too many boats trying to survive on fish now worth much less. Last winter, the Fish Board took the unprecedented step of reserving part of the Chignik run for fishermen in a co-op. The $20,000 each permit...
Alaska Digest

...vacancy "to highlight what it sees as the need for more transparency in the process of nominating judicial candidates." Fish board to reshape salmon industry JUNEAU - The Alaska Board of Fisheries announced Tuesday the creation of an advisory panel...


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