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Commission calls for proposals to spend 2012 salmon funds

...million of which was distributed to commercial salmon fishermen in August 2014. Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen received payments last fall as the first part of the fishery disaster relief funding. Eligible Cook Inlet fishermen...
Political novices competing for assembly District 9 seat

...with his wife, Janice Higbee, on Waterman Road near Mile 3 East End Road.In Homer, Dunne first worked as a commercial fisherman in the grueling 24-hour halibut longline openings. After his daughter was born, he got a full-time job as...
An Outdoor View: The king of Alaska's rivers, Part 3

...miles of river, there will soon be a septic system every 150 feet, or so.The endless fight between sport and commercial fishermen over salmon allocation, the question of whether there are too many guides, and myriad other issues and problems are...
BC, Alaska to draft memorandum for mine processes

...and British Columbia hope to create a structured way for tribes, stakeholders, environmental groups, sport and commercial fishermen, tourism operators, and other concerned Southeast Alaskans to get information and share concerns about each stage...
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...initiative and learn the real facts behind it. Your neighbors small business depends on it.Jerry McCune is the President of United Fishermen of Alaska, a fisheries advocate and lifelong commercial fishermen in Prince William Sound.
3 people missing after several landslides in Sitka

...heartbreaking, he said. "It's pretty devastating on how fast something like this can happen," Simpson, a retired commercial fisherman, said in a phone interview from a saloon. The city of more than 9,000 people declared a state of emergency...
Take a moment to appreciate the fish

...bait restriction had been tied to restrictions in the commercial fishery, and with bait now allowed, Cook Inlet commercial fishermen will see more fishing opportunity. The timing is fortunate, as the commercial sockeye season has been slow to...
Voznesenka lease agreement stalled

...said she did not want to speak on behalf of the community council, whose members are away for work."They are commercial fishermen," said Board of Education member Sunni Hilts. "This is the time you fish."The previous one-year lease...
KAFC takes on KRSA and the Kenai River Classic

...recognize the value of diversity in our community and support a fair allocation of resources for all user groups (commercial fishermen, guided anglers, non-guided anglers, personal use fishermen and subsistence users). This resource sustains...
Conserving the Kings

...killing kings in the river, commercial fishermen were killing them in Cook...ducky that both sport and commercial fishermen were able to fish during...allowed to do all month. Commercial fisherman were given fishing time in...


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