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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...
Applying SEACC's point of view

...I'm getting a lesson on mining practices from someone who has "fished commercially" his entire life? I'm a recreational fisherman, but I would not be so arrogant as to tell a lifelong fisherman how to best catch a fish. Eric's credibility...
My Turn: Alaska's fish need to have habitat protected

...should unite anglers of all stripes in common cause. Whether you're a commercial fisherman, subsistence user, recreational fisherman, or guide, the quality and future of your pursuit boils down to one common denominator: Habitat. At the moment...
Citizens: State programs need more funding

...have no concept of why Alaska fish are unique (and) the problems with fish farming," said Chris Zimmer, a recreational fisherman in Juneau. Zimmer recommended that Murkowski continue an aggressive push against Canadian fish farms unless...
My turn: Herring decision affects all of us

...together federal and state agencies, local research facilities, scientists, fishery managers, commercial and recreational fisherman and other stakeholders to work together to solve this puzzle in a way that benefits the species and doesn't...
Big fish: NOAA scientist marks 50 years of service

Even though NOAA scientist Bill Heard has innumerable fish stories to tell, both as a recreational fisherman and as a research biologist at Auke Bay Laboratories, he'll likely keep them to himself. "Everybody has fish stories, but...


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