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Fishers' regulatory ideas sought by halibut rule makers

Halibut fishers are encouraged to submit ideas for 2013 regulatory changes or management...Victoria B.C. The commission plans to post a meting schedule in December.Fishers should also soon be able to comment on an IPHC summary of stock assessment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-03/fishers-regulatory-ideas-sought-halibut
Local
Sam's story is still one of success

...was no distraction," Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. "If someone perceived or thought...moment, for the league and everything," Fisher said. "We're proud to be a part of...place, it's got to be a fit."When Fisher referred to "fit" he meant Sam's potential...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-01/sams-story-still-one-success
Sports
Calif. fishers say quota system is all wet

...and calling for changes. Commercial fishers, industry experts and government officials...then splits shares among individual fishers and companies. It's meant to prevent overfishing while allowing fishers to earn a living.Early reports show...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-23/calif-fishers-say-quota-system-all-wet
State
Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...Alaska's Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the board.Rep. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said he objected to the confirmation of Sue Jeffrey, board member from Kodiak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/legislature-confirms-fish-board-incumbe
State
Cul-de-sac eyed for roadside fishers

...while catch rates will still be high, fishers at the new location will be less likely...in past community surveys. Interested fishers have contacted the committee directly...would be involved for the CBJ to allow fishers on the site."We needed more information...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-27/cul-de-sac-eyed-roadside-fishers
Local
Alaska Fly Fishers club plans to leap into merchandising

...fund-raising opportunities, the Alaska Fly Fishers club noted the lingering ripples of...merchandise adorned with the Alaska Fly Fishers logo coming soon to a fishing shop near you. The Anchorage-based Fly Fishers have dabbled in merchandise for decades...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022904/out_akflyfish.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Online Business Spotlight: Fishers fear halibut farms 6/30/98

...for the restaurant to deal with,'' Crow said. ``We're finding that even for our salmon, everybody is so used to the farmed fish they don't really know what to do with the larger king salmon.'' Fishers fear halibut farms

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063098/halibut.html
Some Alaskans could lose health care coverage

...or family coverage, Alaskans can call 211 (1-800-478-2221) to be connected with someone who can assist them. Joan Fisher, who is the interim director of Alaska 211 and lead navigator for United Way of Anchorage, said the grant for navigators has...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/some-alaskans-could-lose-health-care-co
Local
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...percent of all goods arrive on a ship. Ferries, cruise ships and personal watercraft ply our waters filled with commuters, fishers, and sightseers, generating hundreds of millions of dollars annually to Alaska's economy. Alaska depends on maritime infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/plan-addresses-workforce-needs-alaskas-
Local
Six steps to successful fly fishing

...invited to join Trout Unlimited and local fly fishers for a six-station quick and easy look at...Attendees can learn the basics and meet the fly fishers who can guide them further in becoming a fly fisher. For more information, call Jon Lyman at...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-04-13/six-steps-successful-fly-fishing
Outdoors

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