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Southeast trollers get bad news from ADF&G in Alaska waters this summer, but that expectation isn't universally shared. Some biologists with the Pacific Salmon Commission - which sets quotas under a U.S.-Canada treaty - are worried by anomalous ocean conditions.Despite massive...
My Turn: If it's broke ... fix it

...that fall well below sustainable or fair.The Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) has capped Alaska's harvest of spawn in rivers along the West Coast.The Pacific Salmon Commission implements the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon...
As summer troll season opens, fishermen have reason to be angry

...opens Wednesday, but when boats leave port this week, they'll have a lot of angry fishermen on board.The Pacific Salmon Commission, which sets fishery quotas in waters governed by the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty, has allocated...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 20, 2015

...that there won't be a second opening for trollers seeking king salmon this summer. Thanks to a dispute among Pacific Salmon Commission scientists, the catch limit was set at what appears to be an artificially low level. That means trollers are...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...not forget those working to protect homes, fish camps and lives.Thumbs down to a king-sized tussle. The Pacific Salmon Commission hasn't been able to wrangle a dispute between ocean fishermen and their Columbia River counterparts, and...
Pinks predicted to carry season, again

...In Alaska as a whole, it predicts 54,000 chinook (excluding Southeast and Yakutat; as of press time the Pacific Salmon Commission hadn't yet published the area's quota), about 58.8 million sockeye, 4.9 million coho, 140.3 million...
Fish and Game gets new deputy commissioner

...sportfish division since 2007. Gov. Bill Walker has also nominated Swanton as the Alaska commissioner to the Pacific Salmon Commission, which deals with salmon-related issues that cross the border between Canada and the United States. Swanton...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...fall chum goal.According to the report from ADFG, the Klukshu/Alsek changes were already adopted by the Pacific Salmon Commission because it is a transboundary river subject to the Pacific Salmon Treaty between the U.S. and Canada.No...
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Fisheries Managers in Alaska management of fisheries following the plans and regulations that have been set by the Board of Fisheries.Pacific Salmon Commission: The body created by the Pacific Salmon Treaty to oversee salmon in the Pacific ocean, Southeast Alaska and...
Coho subsistence shut down on 3 rivers

...Canadian fisheries manager who is co-chairman of a Pacific Salmon Commission panel on the transboundary rivers, said Canada's...said Kevin Duffy, Alaska's member on the Pacific Salmon Commission and a deputy commissioner at the Alaska Department...


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