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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...proposed (near the) Unuk, Stikine and Taku Rivers would directly affect fishery stocks upon which commercial and recreational fishermen depend, as well as the subsistence and cultural needs of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people of my state...
Empire Editorial: King salmon research is worth preserving

...linked to the health of its king salmon.King salmon are prized by sport fishermen, subsistence fishermen and recreational fishermen alike. There's a reason they're called "kings."When the Parnell administration began the Chinook Salmon...
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...
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...
How the 'wild west' of the seas was won

...amendments to the law in 1996 and 2006 set in place policies to better manage our waters by our own commercial and recreational fishermen as well. And balancing fishing and conservation needs has paid off, as fish populations around the nation have...


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