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170,000 fish in hand see their etching.Every hatchery on the West Coast uses coded wire tagging for fish managed under the Pacific Salmon treaty, Focht said. For DIPAC, that's a three to four week process, depending on its release goals for the year. Thermal...
Yukon River king salmon returns see improvement

...the Canadian border stood at 49,231.That surpasses the minimum goal of 42,500 kings called for in the Pacific Salmon Treaty between the United States and Canada.There's a good chance the number of kings that reach Canada could surpass...
Billy Frank Jr., tribal fishing activist, dies of the resource and laid the foundation for the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission - a coalition of salmon-treaty tribes of which Frank served as chairman.The decision had a sweeping impact on other tribes in the U.S., Canada...
First Yukon River king salmon reach Canada

...reported the goal is to see at least 42,500 kings cross the border. That would meet requirements of an international salmon treaty.King salmon runs on the Yukon have declined dramatically and king salmon fishing is banned for the length of the...
Board of Fisheries readies for annual work session

...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 new stock of concern designations are recommended for either of those regions...
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Friday's Fireside Lecture to focus on "'Chinook' Salmon in Transition"

...waters, their life histories, varied flesh colorations, and why this fish was the main driver behind the Pacific Salmon Treaty with Canada. He will share stories about how the species was designated Alaska's official state fish and hypothesize...
Fisheries Managers in Alaska

...and Canadian federal governments under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.Board of Fisheries: A seven-member board comprised...Salmon Commission: The body created by the Pacific Salmon Treaty to oversee salmon in the Pacific ocean, Southeast Alaska...
High chinook return projected in 2014

...Bob Chadwick said the sport fishery had "pretty restricted regulations" in 2013. The limit index in the Pacific Salmon Treaty, which determines the allocations, is based on 30 stock groups ranging from Oregon to Southeast Alaska. This year...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...eastern area, state and federal managers work jointly to regulate a troll fishery in Southeast Alaska under the Pacific Salmon Treaty with Canada.The federal North Pacific Fishery Management Council, an 11-member body made up of members from Alaska...
Year of the king: Numbers, prices up

...with a troll treaty quota of 286,800 fish. It's the largest summer troll quota since 1985, when the Pacific Salmon Treaty was signed by the United States and Canada to allocate the harvest of transboundary fish, according to calculations...


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