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Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...five Alaska members of the North Pacific council signed a letter to National...original motion at the Dec. 13 North Pacific council meeting. Alaskan members...govern halibut catch: the North Pacific council and the International Pacific...
My Turn: Updated law strengthens Alaska's fisheries Alaskans, like for the first time incorporating subsistence fisheries in the law in a meaningful way. Our North Pacific Council has always factored subsistence needs into their considerations, but the word "subsistence" was only mentioned...
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...between fishermen and their historic processors for deliveries, but based on the 2009 legal opinion from NOAA, the North Pacific council severed those linkages when it renewed the program.Kodiak processors sued in 2012 to attempt to reverse that...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...gillnets.But Tweit, who is also a member of the North Pacific council, said the conflict has a long history, and both...Fishery Management Council, a counterpart to the North Pacific council governing Alaska waters, also plays a role in overseeing...
Halibut harvest could force showdown with fishermen, council

...concerned fishermen. The North Pacific council, which is largely geared...said Stephanie Madsen, the North Pacific council chairwoman. "I can understand...Hogarth recently asked the North Pacific council to "reaffirm" its original...
Halibut subsistence rules legitimize fishery

...has the Alaska seat on the North Pacific council. Biologists estimate 1...subsistence catches, although the North Pacific council has approved a catch limit...commercial fishery," said North Pacific council fisheries biologist Jane DiCosimo...
New halibut subsistence fishery draws 8,500 people

...and 120 tribal groups. The North Pacific council is a federal, state and industry...program in Alaska. "The (North Pacific council) paid a lot of attention...the fish. Smith said the North Pacific council members are monitoring the...
In response to the Steller sea lion crisis

...comment, no input from the North Pacific Council or Alaska Board of Fisheries...have nearly doubled. The North Pacific Council is recognized as the best...month. In the meantime, the North Pacific Council will review the measures to...
Alaska should celebrate Pew fisheries report

...Commission recommends that the regional fishery management council system continue and that all councils do what the North Pacific Council has done better than the rest: listen to the fisheries scientists, and don't catch more fish than the ocean...
Fairness for fishermen

...conversion, recently stating that she opposes processor shares in the Bering Sea crab fishery, and will force the North Pacific Council to reconsider. Don't let yourself buy more than is really being sold. The council process requires a thorough...


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