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Fishermen get hands-on with marketing their harvest

...only place where locally-caught fish is delivered via the CSF model.Kodiak fishermen partnered with the Alaska Marine Conservation Council on a Kodiak Jig program last winter.Darius Kasprzak, a Kodiak resident and long-time fisher, has worked...
Fish board adjusts commercial regulations in lower Cook Inlet

...Chignik and Kodiak, and a decision is expected on them at the Kodiak finfish meeting in January. The Alaska Marine Conservation Council has also proposed state-waters observer coverage requirements, which will be discussed at that time as...
Time to get a handle on bycatch numbers, the data may not be representative of how much waste is actually occurring. Organizations like the Alaska Marine Conservation Council and concerned small-boat fishermen had hopes that the restructured program would greatly improve our knowledge...
Fishermen call for solutions

...another fleet. Along with the other 550 Alaskans, I ask fishery managers to be bold, set a conservative bycatch limit, and create economic incentives to encourage success. Kip Thomet is a member of Alaska Marine Conservation Council.
Pact still on the table: Kenai council to reconsider climate change agreement

...cap-and-trade legislation, carbon tax, or other sources to fund initiatives in Alaska that will " Alan Parks, an Alaska Marine Conservation Council leader who helped draft the compact, said the compact does not support any specific legislation. "What...
Lucky Unalaska woman wins big

...and was a cool $5,000 richer. Then, it happened again. A week ago, her ticket was drawn in the Alaska Marine Conservation Council raffle, and wham, she was $10,000 wealthier. ''I'm embarrassed,'' said Donaldson. ''I can't...
Halibut bycatch

...reduction. It's time they stopped talking and studying and took action.What can you do to help? Visit the Alaska Marine Conservation Council's Web page (, and sign onto their letter to the Council. Add a note, telling...
Reduce waste of our halibut

...legislator for 10 years, is co-chair of the House Resources Committee, was a founding member of the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, was a commercial halibut fisherman from 1974 through 2009, and lives in Homer.
Better alternatives to fisheries observer program

...the concerns of coastal fishermen. Steve Fish, Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association Kelly Harrell, Alaska Marine Conservation Council Dale Kelley, Alaska Trollers Association Eric Olson, Fishing Vessel Owners Association Chuck McCallum...
Op-Ed: Moving forward in the Gulf: Reduce bycatch but protect Alaska's communities

...Donkersloot grew up in Naknek and earned a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of British Columbia studying catch share programs internationally. She is the Fisheries Program Director for the Alaska Marine Conservation Council.


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