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Reason for varying Anchor River king runs unclear

...department began conducting a full count in 2003, which allowed them to establish an escapement goal. Before that, the Board of Fisheries had listed the Anchor River chinook salmon as a "stock of management concern" and made the restrictions on the...
Peninsula residents deserve to be part of fish board process

...orchestrated sham. The Kenai Peninsula is not too dangerous for 50,000 dipnetters, the Kenai Classic, or the Alaska Board of Fisheries meetings. Cook Inlet fishermen have not had a voice on the board for over three decades and no full board meeting...
Board of Fisheries debates Kenai meeting

Despite several hours of discussion, the Alaska's Board of Fisheries members did not come to a decision whether to move its 2017 Upper Cook Inlet meeting to the Kenai Peninsula.The board has not...
Scott Kelley appointed commercial fisheries director

...efforts. Regnart had held the position since 2011.Kelley's first task will be to represent the department at the Board of Fisheries' work session in Anchorage, according to the letter."His education and experience will be a valued addition...
Fish board to consider agenda change requests

...Change Requests submitted to the Board of Fisheries focus on sockeye salmon overescapement...years. One ACR proposed to the Board of Fisheries asks that the department only...even being used in June." The Board of Fisheries operates on a three-year rotating...
Fish & Game to host sportfishing license meeting

...licenses as usual, but did not charge for them."We instituted a registration program and we did that through the Board of Fisheries," Taube said. "There was just no fee."One of the additional requirements in HB 41 is that guides be certified...
Razor clam fishing to remain closed

...size razor clams remained at historical low levels on all five beaches, according to the report presented at the Board of Fisheries work session Thursday. "They were still down to historic lows, so those are looking pretty bad," Miller said...
Time for the fish board to meet on the peninsula

It has been 16 years and still the Alaska Board of Fisheries is equivocating about whether to meet on the Kenai Peninsula. Board members have again been forced to face the issue after board...
An Outdoor View: The money motive

...debate that divided our small community, the Alaska Board of Fisheries changed the regulation to allow more harvest opportunity...the paid staff and consultants of KRSA who attend Board of Fisheries meetings in Anchorage, where the important decisions...
State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...of salmon are the exclusive domain of the Alaska Board of Fisheries and the Legislature, under the Alaska Constitution...Eliminating the setnet fishery directly interferes with the Board of Fisheries' allocation among user groups. To the extent there...


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