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UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...the organization sue another over a North Pacific Fishery Management Council decision to exempt federal waters in Alaska's...from the NPFMC's proposals to amend its Salmon Fishery Management Plan."The existing plan (last updated in 1990...
State | AK legislature
Context, respect vital to fishery management

...chinook salmon management and recent action by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to curb bycatch of chinook by the pollock trawl fleets...Department of Fish and Game and is a member of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.
Cotten favorite for Fish and Game Commissioner

...Board of Game members supported Cotten, many citing his experience in the Legislature and on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council."He has an extensive background on Legislature, House and Senate, which I think is particularly important...
Chinook research funding a casualty of Walker budget cuts

...complex and shadowy after a jarring seven-year decline.It also could effect a proposed action by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. At its December meeting, the council reviewed several options to reduce chinook and chum salmon bycatch...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Reduce the waste of our Alaska halibut

Waste of our Alaskan fishery resources is in the news again as the North Pacific Fishery Management Council approaches its June 6 meeting. A proposal has finally reached the table to reduce bycatch by 15 percent. Bycatch is the...
For whom the bell trolls

...associations, I just can't sit back while lax fishery management measures drive one of our greatest gamefish, the...policymakers shouldn't leave its fate to international fishery management organizations like ICCAT, either. Here at home...
Fishery council proposes closing northern waters

...conservation groups are praising the North Pacific Fishery Management Council's proposal to close the Arctic to commercial...Kaliningrad, Russia, to brief Russian officials on the fishery management plan, Wilson said. "It's not going to be something...
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...days a ship works at sea - has fallen, according to statistics provided by the Coast Guard to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. So has the number of flight hours for the Coast Guard aircraft assigned to fisheries patrols.The Coast...
Alaska Editorial: Fishery research a crucial investment

...discussion turned toward salmon fishery management.At issue on the Peninsula...Pacific Decadal Oscillation.Fishery management has always been part science...decisions possible about future fishery management, not just for Cook Inlet...
My Turn: It's time for trawlers to pay their fair share

...Gulf of Alaska trawl fisheries, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council took action to reduce the halibut bycatch...That observer coverage is vital to ensuring that fishery management decisions are based on accurate data. The time...


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