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Charter group proposes plan to acquire commercial halibut quota

...Sitka."The object is to match up willing buyers with willing sellers," said Yamada, a board member of the Alaska Charter Association. "This is a market-based solution to allocation problems."The CATCH program would differ from GAF in...
Faulkner: Time for change in Legislature

...Catch Sharing Plan. When he learned that I collected petitions against the CSP and that I was nominated by the Alaska Charter Association to serve on the Catch Panel designed to forestall the CSP, he changed his tune. During the Soldotna debate...
Halibut war

...strengthening the economy of small towns along coastal Alaska. Now I'm wondering.To learn more, visit the Alaska Charter Association website ( The comment period for the catch-sharing plan ends Sept. 6.Reach...
New fishing guides licensing bill on tap

...Association and Southeast Alaska Guides Organization. Alaska Charter Association, or ACA, based in Homer, opposed the entry provisions in the first version led Alaska Charter Association to oppose the bill, and McGuire stated she...
Regs limit halibut charters

...some of them won't come here," said Winter King Charters owner Rex Murphy. Murphy, founding member of the Alaska Charter Association, expects an uptick in his profits next season because there will be less competition. He's concerned that...
Charter operators worry halibut catch restriction will hurt business

...Homer charter operator Donna Bondioli, with the Alaska Charter Association, said association members were extremely concerned...not sign off on the decision. Bondioli said Alaska Charter Association members are going to launch a letter-writing...
District 8-Homer candidates share views

...join a community action group. Two examples of local groups reaching out to increase public awareness are the Alaska Charter Association with efforts to communicate key issues surrounding the proposed "Catch Sharing Plan" and Coach Bill Steyer...
Recommended halibut limits rattle Homer commercial, charter fleets

...million pounds. Greg Sutter, president of the Alaska Charter Association, was at a meeting Tuesday for the Charter Halibut...a charter captain and vice president of the Alaska Charter Association. If the IPHC went with the guideline harvest...
Final action scheduled for charter-commercial halibut split

...10 and 20 million pounds, and 20 million pounds or greater.But according letter from Rex Murphy, of the Alaska Charter Association, the charter industry would see a reduction in allocation at many of the step-ups in abundance. Instead...
Sportfish reps, NMFS agree one-fish limit isn't on table

...Peninsula ports from two fish to one, and to reallocate those fish to the commercial sector. On its website, the Alaska Charter Association, or ACA, has a graphic that reads "I fish ... You fish, We'll all fish ... for ONE FISH? Save your 'but...


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