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Janet Alice Constantine Meeks

...her family and always put others first! She left her legacy of a loving, caring, positive spirit with her family. An avid fisher woman, known as the "halibut queen of the family", she loved fishing, crabbing and being on the water. Janet and her husband...

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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
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
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
Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...emergency request feeds rivalry between big Seattle fishers and the small boat Alaskan fishers in an unyielding, hard capped fishery of two...which overwhelmingly represents small boat fishers. The IPHC sets the annual harvests for the directed...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
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
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
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
Top-ranked Kentucky survives Vanderbilt 65-57

...combined 3-pointers by Riley LaChance (16 points) and Matthew Fisher-Davis (13) helped Vanderbilt pull within 58-54 with 2...losing its fourth straight and third in a row by a close margin. Fisher-Davis missed a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and Wade Baldwin...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-21/top-ranked-kentucky-survives-vanderbil
Sports
NOAA report: 2013 U.S. seafood landings, value increased from 2012

...consecutive year, Dutch Harbor led the nation with the highest amount of seafood landed, primarily walleye pollock. Dutch Harbor fishers landed 753 million pounds valued at $197 million.For the 14th consecutive year, New Bedford, Massachusetts, had the highest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/noaa-report-2013-us-seafood-landings
Outdoors

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