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My Turn: IFQ plan for charter boats needs to be shot down

...Pacific Fishery Management Council viewed the IFQ proposal as severely flawed since it was...portion of the local sportfish business. The IFQ proposal would have had a negative effect...prior to 2001 would need to purchase an IFQ, paying by the pound (20 pounds per fish...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122305/opi_20051223003.shtml
Opinion
Three plead out in case of falsifying IFQ records

...up and destroyed them.'' The Norquest Seafoods case happened the first year IFQs were in place. It was the third or fourth IFQ case investigated and only the second one to lead to criminal charges, Mathews said. ``We've found more since then that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062499/Loc_ifqfruad.html
Local
Halibut harvests cut for 10th straight season

...about 96 percent of the individual fishing quota, or IFQ, catch in 2013. IFQ holders are allowed to roll as much as 10 percent of...will run from March 8 to Nov. 7 for the commercial IFQ fisheries.That's shorter than the season the Conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-29/halibut-harvests-cut-10th-straight-seas
State
Optimal Economic Policy for the Regulation of the Fishing Industry in Alaska

...the federal fisheries service as their own personal government agency." For example, the 2012 Pacific Halibut?Sablefish IFQ Report points out the number of fishing license holders has declined by 44%, as the consolidation of the amount of suppliers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-08/optimal-economic-policy-regulation-fi
Opinion
My Turn: IFQs a bad idea for sports anglers, worse for charters

The recent IFQ editorial is way off-base. I'll try...the sport fisheries was the halibut charter IFQ proposal. They felt that if they can keep...sportfish licensed vessels under "commercial" IFQ regulations), then the sport demand will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122205/opi_20051222013.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a reminder to those people with halibut IFQ's and those businesses and institutions that derive income from halibut caught in the IFQ fisheries. On April 9, the North Pacific...maintaining access to halibut harvested under the IFQ program are not present in equally significant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022801/Ope_Letter2.shtml
No one to blame

...a reminder to those people with halibut IFQ's and those businesses and institutions that derive income from halibut caught in the IFQ fisheries. On April 9, the North Pacific...maintaining access to halibut harvested under the IFQ program are not present in equally significant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022801/Ope_Letter2.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Three plead out in case of falsifying IFQ records By KRISTAN HUTCHISON THE JUNEAU...were in place. It was the third or fourth IFQ case investigated and only the second one...Three plead out in case of falsifying IFQ records 062499 Local 1 4 The Juneau Empire...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062499/Loc_ifqfruad.shtml
Feds urged to launch halibut charter quota plan

...approved the controversial halibut charter IFQ plan, federal regulators still haven't...NMFS regulations that would establish the IFQ program. The controversy over the creation...The state isn't supporting the charter IFQ plan at this time. "I think we are all...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101105/sta_20051011007.shtml
News
Call a spade a spade

...misconstrued and misrepresented the whole IFQ argument. The bottom line is this. The...gear as mom and pop Alaskan, and taking IFQ pounds away from commercial fishermen who...using the halibut resource, by giving them IFQ. Then mom-and-pop Alaskan can keep...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122605/let_20051226004.shtml
Opinion

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