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Kookesh, others to challenge overfishing charges

...and of course we have to find a new attorney," Kookesh said.The men were cited July 12, 2009, off the beach in Kanalku Bay near Angoon. A state wildlife trooper reported that the men had collected 148 sockeye salmon but only had permits for...
Overfishing charges reinstated against Kookesh, others

...Hunter, were seining for sockeye salmon off the beach in Kanalku Bay near Angoon when a state wildlife trooper cited the men...authority." Regulations with adverse affectsThe fishery in Kanalku Bay had been at risk of collapse in 2001. Local residents...
State files opposition against Kookesh motion

...where the four men were fishing in Kanalku Bay on Admiralty Island. Strong claimed...the waters and submersed lands of Kanalku Bay below the mean high tide watermark...the tides, or waters actually in Kanalku Bay." Strong said Monday that he...
Superior Court denies Kookesh's motion to dismiss subsistence fishing violations

...Hunter argued subsistence fishing in Kanalku Bay is protected by Title VIII of the...title to the submerged lands of Kanalku Bay and the management authority over...beach seining along the shore of Kanalku Bay on Admiralty Island, according...
Kookesh case may undermine subsistence bag limits

...limit for Admiralty Island's Kanalku Bay. Dismissing that charge, though...validity of the 15-fish limit for Kanalku Bay, and George dismissed the the same manner as those in Kanalku Bay. State prosecutors, assisted...
Kookesh attorney says state outside its jurisdiction

...harvesting 73 sockeye on July 12 in Kanalku Bay near Angoon. The maximum fine...where the four men were fishing in Kanalku Bay on Admiralty Island is owned partly...goes on to say that the waters of Kanalku Bay are designated by Congress as...
Judge grants delay of Kookesh trial go to trial Oct. 5. They are accused of using a beach seine net to catch more sockeye salmon than was allowed in Kanalku Bay near Angoon. Prosecutors say the fishermen caught 148 sockeye and had permits for 60. Kookesh has denied any wrongdoing...
Kookesh to fight fishing citation in court

...State Trooper wildlife officer contacted Kookesh, Scott Hunter, Stanley Johnson and Rocky Estrada Sr. on July 12, in Kanalku Bay near Angoon. A fifth person there was not cited. "They were in possession of 148 sockeye salmon that they took while...
Senator's subsistence fishing trial delayed again

...two pending motions to have the case dismissed. State troopers cited Kookesh and the three men he was fishing with in Kanalku Bay near Angoon last July for allegedly taking 148 sockeye salmon with permits for 60. Rather than pay a $500 citation...
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New details emerge in Kookesh case

...Estrada Sr., and Scott T. Hunter were cited for illegally harvesting 73 sockeye over their limit on July 12 in Kanalku Bay near Angoon. District Attorney Doug Gardner filed paperwork Tuesday that joins the court cases together. All four...


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