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State denies commercial crabbers Southeast fishery

...would not comment on whether it was sustainable for the personal-use fishery to catch the same number of crabs. Sarah Gilbertson, a spokeswoman for Fish and Game, said that the department does not feel that Southeast king crabs are facing a...
State appeals subsistence board ruling

...the Ninilchik case, the state may take its concerns one step further, depending on the board's response, said Sarah Gilbertson, subsistence and federal issues coordinator for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "Once we see what they...
Alaska Digest

...We anticipate implementing our business plan as soon as possible," Redfield said. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game also is analyzing the judge's order and reviewing its options, said special assistant Sarah Gilbertson.
Cod fishermen lose to farms

...involving disease and escape from pens and the potential impacts these elements can have on Alaskan wild stocks," said Sarah Gilbertson, special assistant to the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. "As those concerns arose, we...
State works to nail fish mislabelers

...Alaska fishermen can immediately distinguish an Atlantic salmon and are inclined to report it to Fish and Game, said Sarah Gilbertson, a spokeswoman for the agency. Atlantic salmon are considered an invasive species in Alaska waters. "An Atlantic...
Native Alaskans blast regulators over subsistence

...officials disputed the claims. The state is not holding anti-subsistence meetings with federal officials, said Sarah Gilbertson, the state's liaison to the Federal Subsistence Board, the panel that manages subsistence hunting and fishing...
Fishing: Is it still king in Southeast?

...not just in Southeast Alaska, but statewide. "It's a question that we struggle with all the time," said Sarah Gilbertson, a spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development did...
Alaskans respond heavily to mixing zone proposal

...proposal and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must approve the new regulation before it can be adopted. Sarah Gilbertson, a spokeswoman for the Department of Fish and Game, said it would be premature for her agency to comment to the...
Ninilchik given fishing priority

...those who use the river now fear it will come out of their creels. "The fish have to come from somewhere," said Sarah Gilbertson, the Alaska Fish and Game subsistence liaison. "Whether that's curtailing sportfishing or commercial fishing...
Canadians call for fish-farm moratorium

...about the possible economic and social effects on commercial wild fisheries from the farms, said agency spokeswoman Sarah Gilbertson. She said the board's decision on Friday was "further evidence" of shared concerns of Alaskans and British Columbia...


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