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Half of Columbia River sockeye dying due to hot water

...lot of those are in the 76-degree range."In Idaho, an emergency declaration earlier this month allowed state fisheries managers to capture endangered Snake River sockeye destined for central Idaho and take them to a hatchery to recover in cooler...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/half-columbia-river-sockeye-dying-due
Not For Web
Kenai River late-run kings looking better than recent lows

...Through July 19, the official Kenai River commercial sockeye harvest totals 825,000, according to ADFG commercial fishery manager Pat Shields. Harvest totals through July 21 have not yet been added, but Shields said they put the total at just...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/kenai-river-late-run-kings-looking-bett
State
Yukon River chinook salmon run weaker than expected

...2014, when fishing was heavily restricted.The escapement goal for this year stands at 42,500 chinook salmon. Fishery managers report early-season chinook and chum on a Lower Yukon river are on track.This summer's chum run has been average...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/yukon-river-chinook-salmon-run-weaker-e
State
Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...R-Alaska, has proposed a bill to change the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fishery managers with more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. The bill includes a provision that fishery regulators should be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/obama-veto-vow-sparks-fishing-law-fight
State
Young proposes changes Magnuson Stevens Act

...Conservation and Management Act that he said will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding fish stocks. But...is defending his bill. He said the changes allow fishery managers to address the economic needs of fishermen.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-29/young-proposes-changes-magnuson-stevens
State
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...added.The agency is proposing dividing up the population of humpback whales into 14 separate categories, and fisheries managers say 10 of those should be removed from the endangered list. Two will remain listed as threatened, and two others...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
State
Alaska Editorial: In Kenai, it's time to talk fishing

...personal-use and subsistence users, processors and fishery managers to get together and talk about issues likely to crop up this summer.Fishery managers are again going to be challenged to conserve king...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-15/alaska-editorial-kenai-its-time-talk-
Opinion
Agency bans new commercial fisheries for forage fish

Federal fisheries managers on Tuesday unanimously adopted a West Coast ban on new commercial fisheries for forage fish, the little fish that big fish and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/agency-bans-new-commercial-fisheries-fo
State
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...Management Act that he says will give fishery managers more flexibility in rebuilding...said the changes will allow fishery managers to address the economic needs...provide real-time information to fishery managers and cut down on the sometimes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
Alaska groups seek cut in salmon caught by pollock industry

ANCHORAGE - Tribal organizations and fishing groups in Alaska are urging federal fishery managers to drastically reduce the number of king salmon allowed to be inadvertently caught by commercial pollock trawlers each year.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-03/alaska-groups-seek-cut-salmon-caught-po
State

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