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Bill would allow fish, game donations to food programs

JUNEAU - Hunters and fishers would be able to donate lawfully taken fish, game and aquatic plants to food service programs in Alaska under legislation proposed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-02/bill-would-allow-fish-game-donations-fo
State
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
Wild and weird: Small mammals in Southeast

...natural colonizations are ongoing. For instance, lynx and fishers haven't successfully colonized in Southeast, though they're close, Woodford said. In the last four or five years, six fishers have been caught, four near Juneau. Woodford expects that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/wild-and-weird-small-mammals-southea
Outdoors
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
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
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
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
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
Crimson Bears, Falcons warming up tracks

...Gabe Crawford (sprints), Jonallen Eshnaur (sprints), Juan Fisher (sprints), Thomas Greinier (throwing), Aly Heaton (sprints...Kyrel Payne (sprints), Kassidy Pietz (throwing, sprints), Fisher Rago (distance), Gammy Reyes (sprints), Jakob Rosenbruch...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-08/crimson-bears-falcons-warming-tracks
Sports
Listening to old wooden boats

...are people of the water and docks and were working to build a decent little pot of money to set themselves up as commercial fishers. When Eagle came along they plunked down most of the little they had accumulated, moved aboard and went to work on her...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-25/stories-old-wooden-boats
Art

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