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F&G, fishermen differ on halibut

...Marine Fisheries Service should advance the rule. "There is no reason not to publish the (proposed) rule," said Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. She sent a letter to Fish and Game Commissioner...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111305/loc_20051113001.shtml
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Commercial fishermen face 26% decrease in halibut limit

...Service to use its emergency authority to curb any potential overharvest by the charter sector in 2010, said President Linda Behnken, who also acts as executive director of the Alaska Long Line Fishermen's Association. Behnken said a recently upheld...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121509/loc_535926293.shtml
Council picks irk fishing groups in SE

...to fill the seat of Kodiak fisherman Kevin O'Leary, who has moved from the state. Madsen was chosen to replace Linda Behnken, a Sitka fisherman, who was not eligible for another three-year term. Behnken called both candidates "very qualified...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031601/Loc_Irk.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...to fill the seat of Kodiak fisherman Kevin O'Leary, who has moved from the state. Madsen was chosen to replace Linda Behnken, a Sitka fisherman, who was not eligible for another three-year term. Behnken called both candidates "very qualified...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031601/Loc_Irk.shtml
Federal panel concedes to Alaska on aquaculture

...aquaculture until further evaluations of its potential impacts seems to have made a big difference, Vinsel said. Linda Behnken, a Sitka-based advocate for Alaska longline fishermen, said: "I didn't have many expectations other than they...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081304/sta_aquaculture.shtml
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Groups seek economic safeguards for villages

...carefully. "We're seeing escalating cost of (quota) shares" that can concentrate ownership into a few hands, said Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. "Our basic concern is to make sure that people...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111705/sta_20051117008.shtml
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Juneau lands record halibut catch

...should enjoy it while they can, because it is not going to last forever.'' ``It was a great season,'' agreed Linda Behnken, director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association in Sitka. ``It's the highest (price) I can remember...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111699/Biz_halibut.html
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Council addresses growing halibut charter fleet

...this week in Sitka, augmented regulations issued recently by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, said Linda Behnken, executive director of the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. "We believe it is a responsible direction...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061007/sta_20070610022.shtml
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Panel tries to limit charter fishermen to a single halibut

...joint charter boat and commercial fishermen) working group whether there were measures that were less onerous," said Linda Behnken, Director of Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association. "They did not identify anything." Charter boat captains...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012107/loc_20070121009.shtml
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International Pacific Halibut Commission to announce preliminary recommended 2012 catch limits for halibut 2012

...available commercial seafood industry members to discuss preliminary catch limits for 2012. These industry members include Linda Behnken, executive director and fisherman, Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association, Kathy Hansen, executive director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-29/international-pacific-halibut-commissio
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