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An Outdoor View: Trouble with gill-netters

...ineffective due to his ties to commercial fishing in Cook Inlet, so they didn't...Maw is a longtime, outspoken commercial-fishing advocate, and executive director...being a stronger advocate of commercial fishing than the other board members...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/an-outdoor-view-trouble-with-gil
Outdoors
Distillery owner sets a 'high mark'

...favorite sport, high mark refers to the rider who can take his or her rig the furthest up the mountain. Second, in commercial fishing the high mark is the maximum load of fish a vessel can hold, which means pay day for the fishermen and good times...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-26/distillery-owner-sets-a-high-ma
Community
Something to talk about

...in Alaska. Nowhere else in the state do you see commercial fishing, guided and private sport fishing, personal-use...fisheries - we've seen a number of people involved in commercial fishing and sport fishing come together to look for common...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-22/something-to-talk-about
Opinion
Kasilof

...to recreational fishers, but also to Kasilof's commercial fishing industry. While driving from Kenai along Kalifornsky...Loop Road, offers an even better glimpse into the commercial fishing industry, as shoreline "setnetters" can be seen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/kasilof
Places
Kenai, Kodiak chinook salmon research a casualty of Walker's budget cuts

...this point, that kind of science hasn't been used in determining Bering Sea bycatch limits, which worries the commercial fishing industry. Most public comment on this option expressed anxiety about imprecise science and untested methods. If...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-10/kenai-kodiak-chinook-salmon-research
News
Fish board plays politics - again

...Fisheries politics become so poisonous that board members can't even consider the possibility that an advocate for a commercial fishing organization wouldn't be just as effective an advocate for a state agency?Following the meeting, one board...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-15/fish-board-plays-politics-again
Opinion
Moratorium on vessel discharges passed in U.S. Senate

...which could affect nearly every commercial fishing boat in Cook Inlet if the current...the point that nearly every commercial fishing boat in the Cook Inlet would...recreational boats, for the commercial fishing fleet. "We'll be looking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-10/moratorium-on-vessel-discharges-pass
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

...to ban setnets hits home for me: My wife is my business partner; my two teen-age children are members of our commercial-fishing crew. Our business, our income, our investment in boats, motors, equipment, land, shore leases and gear...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-setnet-ba
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Set net ban initiative based on conservation

...say that the end of set nets will be the end of commercial fishing in Cook Inlet. That is not true. In reality...progressive and forward thinking.We all agree that commercial fishing is an economic engine in our state, and no one...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-27/voices-of-the-peninsula-set-net-b
Opinion
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...illegal fishing, and had the endorsement of several commercial fishing trade groups like United Fishermen of Alaska.Sullivan...Parnell, has less working experience with the commercial fishing industry and less clout.Young chaired the House...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23/young-to-take-lead-on-magnuson-steve
News

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