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Tax concerns could hold up bill on seafood marketing

...industry, not as a problem in the groundfish industry," said Brett Payne, executive director of Seattle-based United Catcher Boats, which represents Bering Sea pollock, cod and crab fishermen. Payne made his comments during a Tuesday hearing...

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News
Polock fishery to open with rules to protect sea lions

...issues his decision. ``I believe that makes everybody nervous,'' said Steve Hughes with the Seattle-based United Catcher Boats. The number of Steller sea lions ranging from the Western Gulf of Alaska to the Aleutian Islands has plunged from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071599/Loc_pollock.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...issues his decision. ``I believe that makes everybody nervous,'' said Steve Hughes with the Seattle-based United Catcher Boats. The number of Steller sea lions ranging from the Western Gulf of Alaska to the Aleutian Islands has plunged from...

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In response to the Steller sea lion crisis

...Fishermen's Association; John Winther, Prowler Fisheries; Carolyn Floyd, mayor, city of Kodiak; Brent Paine, United Catcher Boats; Dave Fraser, High Seas Catcher's Cooperative; Sandra Moller, Aleut Enterprise Corp.; John Sevier, Sitka...

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Opinion
Critics attack Stevens' fish rider

...as $12 million annually at the docks, said Brent Paine, executive director of the Seattle-based trade group United Catcher Boats. Congress could pass the rider, he added, with no public hearings or process.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102703/bus_fish.shtml
Business
Pollock fishermen wage campaign to cut salmon bycatch

...fleet believes the old "salmon saving area" closures don't work, said John Gruver, of the Seattle-based United Catcher Boats. His organization is calling for a new bycatch reduction plan.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122904/sta_20041229007.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...avoid spots where salmon are thick. "We're doing everything we can" to avoid chinook, said Brent Paine of United Catcher Boats, a Seattle trade group of pollock trawlers. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is considering tougher...

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News
Bering Sea pollock fleet faces closure over salmon

...develop nets that allow salmon to escape while keeping pollock in, said John Gruver, interco-op manager at United Catcher Boats, based in Seattle. He said the latest version, which he is still refining, allows one in five salmon to swim...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062308/sta_294014313.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: New federal rule aims to reduce wasteful fishing 1/22/98

...avoid catching those small fish in the first place, she said. However, Brent Paine, executive director of United Catcher Boats, maintains the law will spur boats to avoid unwanted fish. His group represents boats that deliver catches to...

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