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Alaska's halibut and black cod harvest season opens Saturday

...the annual halibut harvest limit based on stock assessments and halibut biology, and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council makes allocative decisions based on that quota. The Alaska black cod fisheries are both federally and state managed...
Bethel moves forward with investigator

...Springer said.The probe would look at employee complaints about possible inappropriate intimidation of employees by management. Council members also are seeking a legal analysis of the recently proposed city ordinance loosening nepotism rules and...
Management challenge: 'Fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...Cook Inlet Drift Association continued its lawsuit against the federal government after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council officially turned over salmon management in all Alaska waters (other than Southeast) to the state in December...
State | AK legislature
Conserving the Kenai king is a mandate for board, ADFG

...impartial and objective on every decision. Both on the Board of Fisheries and at the federal North Pacific Fishery Management Council, it was a well-intentioned decision to require the appointment of stakeholders.But all too often, the members...
State | Local
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...would allow regional fishery management councils - such as the North Pacific Fishery Management Council - to phase rebuilding plans...created by a regional fishery management council.In Alaska, the Bering Sea...
Fisheries Managers in Alaska

North Pacific Fishery Management Council: A 16-member board comprised of 11 voting members and five nonvoting members from the fishing industry and government agencies...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

...expected to directly hit the flood-prone capital, Manila, further north.The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said more than 125,000 people had been evacuated from towns and villages in the typhoon's path.Typhoon Haiyan's...
News in brief for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

...petitions received to change 2015 harvest regulations will be reviewed and acted on by the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-Management Council at its April 2014 meeting.Find forms and instructions here: Advisory board seat...
Sportfish reps, NMFS agree one-fish limit isn't on table

...successfully stopping it in 2011 by flooding NMFS with comments. NMFS subsequently told the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, that it could not address the substance of many comments in time for implementation in 2012.The ACA website...
Winter fishing seasons begin, snow crab early

...the groundfish fisheries are also getting going.The catch limits were set by the federal North Pacific Fishery Management Council in December. The council manages fisheries from 3 to 200 miles offshore from Alaska. Groundfish catches in the...


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