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My turn: State denies sport fisherman, subsistence users equal access

Equal access to Fishery Resources is being denied to Alaska's Sport Fisherman and Subsistence users. The Alaska Board of Fish recently made a poor decision in restarting a summer Dungeness crab fishery that...
Sport fisherman appointed to board

JUNEAU - Gov. Sarah Palin on Friday appointed Karl Johnstone, a retired judge and sport fisherman, to the Board of Fisheries. The board makes and directs fisheries policy. It sets seasons, bag limits, methods and means for...
Empire Editorial: KSM: Leaving Alaskans with all risk, zero benefit

...It's a bad deal, should something go wrong, for the Alaska Native peoples of the region, the commercial and sport fisherman, the nearby U.S. national monument and the associated tourism industry, but more importantly, the natural resources...
A king without its crown

...officials, commercial fisherman, subsistence users and sport fisherman are coming to the same conclusion: the fish are fewer...deep in the ocean column, and where commercial and sport fisherman have learned to target the species with downriggers...
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Fish report

...Juneau marine anglers continue to experience average catch rates for king salmon. Last week, it took the average sport fisherman 21 hours to land a king. The majority of chinook are being caught in the Auke Bay and Fritz Cove area. Kings were...
Boaters upset about flat electric rate

...electrical rate July 1. "It's a rip-off. The city wants to make money off me," said Pusich, a 68-year-old sport fisherman. "My boat is going to have a very warm summer." Another fisherman vowed to stick six heaters in his boat. Since...
My Turn: IFQs a bad idea for sports anglers, worse for charters

...both the commercial and the sport fisherman (not the charter vessels) are...fisherman, bad idea if you're a sport fisherman and even worse if you are a sportfish...this puts both the guide and the sport fisherman in an unlawful position, according...
Last chance to stock up

...remain of the late-season coho runs in the Juneau area. Despite strong runs by several species of salmon, some sport fisherman have been thwarted by the elusive fish this season. According to Bruce White of the Alaska Department of Fish and...
Kenai commercial fisherman retrofits boat for tourism

...coves and fjords south of Seward, laden with ecotourists, kayakers, birders, photographers and the occasional sport fisherman. The Darby, built in 1987, has seen good times and bad in the commercial fishing business. But the downs of late...
My turn: Bristol Bay is big enough

...understand many of the pertinent questions that need to be addressed because I'm a former commercial fisherman, sport fisherman and a hunter in the Bristol Bay area. Also, I've been a power generation and water treatment operator, a holder...


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