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Southeast trollers get bad news from ADF&G

...heading south.According to Fish and Game, the next opportunity for trollers to take king salmon won't come until Oct. 11, when the winter troll fishery opens and a new king salmon accounting year begins under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.
Yukon River chinook salmon run weaker than expected

...and other restrictions have been in place to ensure enough chinook reach Canada to satisfy goals set by the Pacific Salmon Treaty.Those goals were first reached in 2014, when fishing was heavily restricted.The escapement goal for this year...
My Turn: If it's broke ... fix it

...Salmon Commission implements the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty, which governs how many king salmon can be caught by...taken by Alaska and Canadian fishermen.The Pacific Salmon Treaty was signed in 1985 with the goal of rebuilding salmon...
Ed Haizer

...involved in the U.S./Canada salmon negotiations which eventually led to the signing of the U.S./Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty in 1985. In 1958, Ed married Marge (Wentworth) Huizer and they made their home in Juneau. Marge preceded Ed in...
As summer troll season opens, fishermen have reason to be angry

...board.The Pacific Salmon Commission, which sets fishery quotas in waters governed by the U.S.-Canada Pacific Salmon Treaty, has allocated 175,000 king salmon to trollers. That's out of a total harvest of 237,000 fish.If you're...
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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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...
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...


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