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My Turn: Updated law strengthens Alaska's fisheries

...collapse in their cod stocks, flounder allocations are a hot topic in the mid-Atlantic, and commercial and recreational fishermen are at odds over red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. Many fishing groups are worried how we manage these stocks...
Halibut harvests cut for 10th straight season clear of a comparison for those areas.The commercial catch for Area 3A is 7.317 million pounds. Guided recreational fishermen will be limited to 1.782 million pounds, including wastage, in that area.For 2C, fishermen will see...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...those states, is popular for both commercial and recreational fishermen - and there aren't enough kings for both groups...providing opportunity for both commercial and recreational fishermen."It leaves it to the commission to determine...
My Turn: Impact, science of mining near Bristol Bay are clear

...on with their plans to develop just such a mine. But in the face of increasing opposition from commercial and recreational fisherman, Alaska Native communities, chefs, jewelers and investors as well as increasing scientific evidence of the dangers...
My Turn: A new way forward in the Gulf

...halibut. Salmon disaster declarations, significant reductions in the allowable halibut catch for commercial and recreational fishermen - these hit home in a big way. But while salmon and halibut fishermen are restricted to protect the resource...
Applying SEACC's point of view

...fished commercially" his entire life? I'm a recreational fisherman, but I would not be so arrogant as to tell a...campaign to stir up the emotions of countless other recreational fishermen in the Lower 48 by telling them that they will...
Proposed bag limit for recreational fishermen is just like gun control

After proposing a one-fish bag limit for recreational fishermen, placing a moratorium on the number of charter boats that is now being proposed by the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council...
My Turn: University lands bill a bad idea

...of the land selected in the Lisianski area are being used by seafood buyers, commercial tourism, hunters and recreational fishermen. Giving away large blocks, of not just waterfront property, but also hundreds of acres of uplands will damage...
State and local briefly

...are a few of the delights the Pacific offers, but the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation cautions recreational fishermen and subsistence harvesters to beware of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) from shellfish collected on beaches...
For whom the bell trolls

...anglers for generations. But they are valued by recreational fishermen for another reason: they play an invaluable...same opportunity as those did in decades past, recreational fishermen can no longer afford to be patient. We need...


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