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Setnet petition fails

...Harvest Area - a fishery that opens two miles around the mouth of the Kasilof river to all drift gillnet and commercial setnet fishers in the Cook Inlet. Using it for king salmon conservation is a relatively new use for the area, which was designed...
Governor announces Board of Fisheries, Game appointees

...sportfishing groups who opposed his reappointment. Sue Jeffrey, a former journalist, borough assembly member and commercial setnet fisher from Kodiak, has been on the Board of Fisheries since 2011 while John Jensen, a commercial fisher, has been...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...government rate was $99 a night, at least a $1,386 bill for the 14-day meeting. Gary Hollier, an East Side commercial setnet fisher, said he spent about $3,000 to attend the meeting. "It's a big commitment," he said. "These board...
Fish board debates permit stacking the Upper Subdistrict of the Cook Inlet; commercial setnet fishers in the Northern District and on the west side...The board generated proposal would require a commercial setnet fisher - who can operate an aggregate length of set...
Board ups Kenai king goal, then lowers it

...members of the sportfishing advocacy organization that submitted the original proposal and the large group of commercial setnet fishers in the audience who face the possibility of reduced fishing time next season were united in their lack of enthusiasm...
Board flips on Kenai escapement goal

...KRSA proposal range. If it is realized and just 19,715 fish return, the inriver sport fishers, guides and commercial setnet fishers would likely be kept out of water as ADFG managers tried to reach the proposed escapement goal range. During...
Fish and Game releases 2013 FAQ

...15,300 fish, with 1,620 king salmon estimated to have been killed by sport fishers; 2,256 in the by commercial setnet fishers and 426 by commercial drift fishers. The final escapement number factors in harvest data. The document is...
Fish board imposes 'severe restrictions' on setnet fishery

...times that ADFG could use emergency order authority to liberalize the setnet fishery. However, Jim Butler, a commercial setnet fisher and representative of the commercial fishing advocacy group the Kenai Peninsula Fishermen's Association, said...


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