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Halibut harvests cut for 10th straight season

...economically painful in the short term, I'm glad to see that the commission took most of the recommended cuts," said Homer fisherman Malcolm Milne, from the North Pacific Fisheries Association. "This will hopefully put us at the bottom and we...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/halibut-harvests-cut-10th-straight-seas
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...predictable increase in juveniles," said Forster, who has more than 30 years experience in commercial aquaculture. Homer fisherman and board member Jamie Ross asked whether the farmed halibut industry could "totally trounce" wild halibut fishermen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Loc_Halibut.shtml
Transport bill sails through House fisheries committee

Homer fisherman Buck Laukitis usually makes about 15 percent of his yearly income fishing coho salmon at the end of the Alaska Peninsula each fall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030203/sta_legtransbill.shtml
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Bill would give tax break for value-added salmon

...no profit being made." Fishermen who spoke at the bill hearings Wednesday and last week supported the measure. Homer fisherman Buck Laukitis, president of the North Pacific Fishing Association, said his members approved of the proposal, but...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030703/sta_legsalmontax.shtml
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Connections with the sea

Three years ago, Homer fisherman Alan Parks began interviewing commercial fishermen and subsistence harvesters about their connection with the sea, on behalf of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031005/thi_20050310001.shtml
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Bill seeks end to fishing 'derbies' in Gulf of Alaska

State regulators want to end open access to several Gulf of Alaska commercial fisheries, a system they say creates yearly fish derbies that shrinks seasons, hurts the quality of the catch and endangers fishermen.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031105/sta_20050311011.shtml
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House aims to create panel to track changes in climate

...troller and representative for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council who attended the hearing but did not testify. Homer fisherman Buck Laukitis told the committee he is worried about a "permanent El Nino" descending on Alaskan fisheries. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032806/sta_20060328016.shtml
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Homer fisherman catches 354.6 lb halibut

HOMER - For years, Tom Youngblood has been hearing stories from fishermen at his job at Kachemak Gear Shed. Now he has one of his own.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070109/sta_457302691.shtml
Photos on display around town show Homer fishermen all in the same boat

HOMER - In 2007, French artist JR pushed the envelope of controversy with his "Face 2 Face" project, where he photographed Israelis and Palestinians and then posted huge portraits of them on opposite sides of the walls separating Palestinian and Israelis areas.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-25/photos-display-around-town-show-homer-f
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Halibut farms seek foothold

...predictable increase in juveniles," said Forster, who has more than 30 years experience in commercial aquaculture. Homer fisherman and board member Jamie Ross asked whether the farmed halibut industry could "totally trounce" wild halibut fishermen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Loc_Halibut.html
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