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No fine for Yukon illegal fishing citation

...residents had complained they weren't getting enough king salmon to eat because of fishing restrictions by state and federal fishery managers. The Ohogamuit tribal government worked with lawyers to challenge the $275 ticket, which had political...
Alaskans wonder where the king salmon have gone

...Where are the king salmon?Some of Alaska's largest and best rivers are closed to king fishing because state and federal fisheries managers have determined that the largest of the salmon species, also called Chinook, aren't showing up in enough...
Alaska Yukon River king salmon run behind schedule

...Yukon River, where the return has failed to meet the demand from Alaska villagers the past three years. State and federal fishery managers say it's too early to tell how this year's chinook run will size up after king salmon started showing...
Fisheries managers seek conservation on Yukon

FAIRBANKS - State and federal fisheries managers have asked subsistence fishermen on the middle and upper Yukon River to voluntarily cut back on the number of king salmon they...
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Ticketed protester says he does not regret his actions

...doesn't regret what he did, protesting state and federal fishery managers that had reduced subsistence fishing. He...illegal fishery was an attempt to protest a state and federal fishery manager who had sharply reduced subsistence fishing...


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