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Reminder: Deadline to return personal-use permits is Friday

...occur which is important to managing the salmon stocks for sustainability." Permit information is also used in the Board of Fisheries regulatory process, Begich said. There are options for permit holders whose permit was lost or damaged, and Fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-13/personal-fisheries-permits-to-be-ret
News
Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...ban setnets - rather than allowing the state's Board of Fisheries to continue to regulate gear and allocation between...to be decided at the ballot box and bypasses the Board of Fisheries' process and purpose for existence. It is a dangerous...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-31
Letters
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...Begich presented to Alaska's Board of Fisheries in February. Though catch-and-release...the final day of the Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting on the Upper Cook Inlet...hooks in the state," said Board of Fisheries chairman Karl Johnstone during...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-17/kenai-river-king-salmon-restricted-t
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CIFF to argue state costs in fisheries lawsuit

...was no evidence that ADFG had "exceeded its authority in executing the emergency plan promulgated by the Alaska Board of Fisheries. Specifically, the Fund has failed to articulate any concrete way in which the Department overstepped its management...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-15/ciff-to-argue-state-costs-in-fisheri
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New reg should usher in new attitude on Kenai River

...it easier for the struggling king salmon to slip a hook and, as Fish and Game staffers testified during a recent Board of Fisheries hearing on the issue, disproportionately affect the catching efficiency of young and inexperienced anglers. Fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-19/new-reg-should-usher-in-new-attit
Opinion
Area management biologists juggle competing interests during 2014 season

...regularly scheduled periods during times of low king salmon abundance under a revised management plan passed by the Board of Fisheries in February. Setnetters may only be put into the water via emergency order at this time. The special harvest area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/area-management-biologists-juggle-co
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Les Palmer: Changing the process

...legislature created the present Board of Fisheries. Instead of designating board...sport interests dominating the Board of Fisheries within a year or two. The economic...write laws that change the way Board of Fisheries members are chosen. The present...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/les-palmer-changing-the-process
Outdoors
Personal use, commercial and sport fisheries restricted for July

...the Kenai River personal-use and commercial fisheries in the Cook Inlet - a result of the February 2014 Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting. - In the set gillnet fishery on the east side of Cook Inlet, regular commercial fishing periods will no...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-26/personal-use-commercial-and-sport-fi
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Mixed start for kings around state

...June 21 and 22.Fewer than 1,000 kings were caught so far in the commercial fishery in Kodiak; this year, the Board of Fisheries passed a regulation change requiring purse seiners to return kings to the water earlier in the season.Fishing at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-24/mixed-start-for-kings-around-state
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Kasilof setnetters to open, some face gear restrictions

...and Kasilof Rivers known as the Blanchard Line. Recent changes passed during the February meeting of the Alaska Board of Fisheries will restrict the amount of gear certain setnet operations can use. Setnetters who own and operate two set gillnet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/kasilof-setnetters-to-open-some-face
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