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Yearning for flight

...Visitors to the event included Civil Air Patrol cadets who are training for careers in aviation, space and the military. Tom Dawson, a long time GAS member, remembers when he was a kid flying planes."I started flying planes in a old parking lot...
My Turn: Commercial use versus personal use in question

I read Tom Dawson's My Turn in the Dec. 22 issue of the Empire with a certain amount of incredulity. Mr. Dawson has defined "commercial" fishermen...
More limits needed for charters

The recent response from Tom Dawson regarding the Empire's editorial piece on halibut charter fishing does little to further objective discussion regarding the charter...
Boat tax worries charter operators

...after a Board of Equalization meeting in May when air carriers argued that city assessments were unfair and illegal. Tom Dawson, who runs Three Eagle Charters in Juneau, said he is worried the Assembly is fast-tracking the boat tax without input...
Halibut charter fleet limited

...slice of the pie, said Juneau Charter Boat Operators Association spokesman Rick Bierman. But not everyone agrees. Tom Dawson of Three Eagle Charters qualifies for a permit based on his guiding history, but said he disagrees with the permit requirement...
IPHC proposes slashing quotas in Area 2C

...not apply to non-guided anglers in the Southeast nor to guided or non-guided fishermen in other areas of Alaska. Tom Dawson of Three Eagle Charters in Juneau said the new charter limit has already taken a negative toll. "For me, as a charter...
My Turn: IFQs a bad idea for sports anglers, worse for charters

...charter IFQ was not a good plan. I am happy with its demise. It's in the trash where it belongs. Juneau resident Tom Dawson is a state-licensed sportfish business owner and guide.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...with when you have a boat that accommodates six people and you have to tell two people that they can't fish,'' said Tom Dawson, who owns and operates the 37-foot Three Eagle. Dawson, like most charter captains, have turned to a lottery system...
New halibut limits start Monday

...harvests with the limit. Area charter fishermen have argued against the 37-inch limit. When IPHC made the announcement, Tom Dawson of Three Eagle Charters said it's already taken a negative toll on business, as customers don't feel going after...
Call a spade a spade

...Printing the My Turn column on Dec. 22, 2005, by Tom Dawson did this. He misconstrued and misrepresented the whole...Licensed Sport fish Business Owners & Guides' (SLSBO&G, Tom Dawson's term) unwillingness to cap their business. The...


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