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...fisherman who is the executive director of the Southeast Alaska Fisherman's Alliance and a spokeswoman for the Halibut Coalition. An A1 story in Wednesday's Empire on Troxel's Steak & Seafood's liquor license referred to Chris Kim as general...
Group: Charter halibut harvest within allocation in Southeast Alaska for 1st time in 7 years

...Alaska fell within allocation guidelines for the first time in seven years, a newly released analysis shows.The Halibut Coalition released the finding Sunday, compiled from state and federal fisheries data. Preliminary estimates from the Alaska...
Commercial fishermen face 26% decrease in halibut limit

...fishery to stop overharvest by another group. The Halibut Coalition wants the National Marine Fisheries Service to overfished by about a half million pounds. The Halibut Coalition wants the managing agency to limit the number of...
IPHC proposes slashing quotas in Area 2C

...preliminary estimate in December. A press release from the Halibut Coalition states this is in response to biological concerns...than the stocks could sustain." In the release, Halibut Coalition President Linda Behnken said, "We are deeply concerned...
International Pacific Halibut Commission to announce preliminary recommended 2012 catch limits for halibut 2012

...24-27, 2012 in Anchorage. This announcement will impact both the commercial and charter sectors, according to a Halibut Coalition release.The commission will have available commercial seafood industry members to discuss preliminary catch limits...
Halibut charters could see 'limited entry'

...think it's in the charter fishery's best interest to get it in place," said Jev Shelton, a spokesman for the Halibut Coalition of commercial fishermen. NMFS says limited entry is supposed to stabilize the charter sector, which has grown leaps...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...guys, reducing the fleet size in that way instead of establishing a moratorium.'' Tom Gemmell, director of the Halibut Coalition, a commercial fishing organization, said the council should study the proposal. If charter skippers and commercial...
Fishermen face one-halibut bag limit again

...Southeast total between the sectors. The longliners' Halibut Coalition agrees with NMFS and supports the bag limit. "The...Wrangell fisherman Alan Reeves in a statement from the Halibut Coalition. Longliners are taking another deep cut this year...
Halibut bag limit stays at one

...elsewhere, such as two-fish-a-day Southcentral Alaska. The charters' opponents are calling themselves the Halibut Coalition. It's made up of commercial and subsistence fishermen, halibut processors, and two villages that depend on taxes...
Fishermen wait for halibut harvest numbers

...fisherman Kathy Hansen, executive director of the Halibut Coalition, who is in Seattle this week for the meetings...season, Hansen said. In its comments this year, the Halibut Coalition requested managers put stronger controls on the charter...


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