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Legislature hears from ADFG on CIFF/UCIDA lawsuit

...The final rule implementing the change went into effect Jan. 22, 2013 and the drift association along with the Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund, CIFF, ask for federal oversight of the fishery arguing that salmon runs in the Cook Inlet are being...
Board of Fisheries proposal seeks to clarify Anchor River boundary

Thomas Hagberg is tired of looking for plywood markers around the mouth of the Anchor River. The Cook Inlet fisherman proposed a change in how Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers mark the boundary line on the southern end of the Anchor River...
Alaska salmon management: A unique process for a unique state

...extended jurisdiction section. Removing Cook Inlet from the FMP was not uncontroversial. In early 2013, the Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund and the United Cook Inlet Drift Association sued the federal managers, asserting that the federal government...
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Sport group targets set netters

...organization has stepped in to keep setnetters out of the water. In July, the group intervened in a lawsuit filed by the Cook Inlet Fishermen's Fund against the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which requested more fishing time for setnetters and...
State government needs to be accountable to the people

...Alaska heritage. Our state government should work to support our fisheries, not undermine them. Unfortunately, Cook Inlet fishermen have been unable to get water reservation applications processed by the state Department of Natural Resources...
Water reservation rights need protection

...submitted by Alaska fishermen for the Chulitna River and nearby streams. This court decision is good news for Cook Inlet fishermen and residents. Under former Commissioner Dan Sullivan, the Department of Natural Resources stalled, refusing...

...Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association and served as the treasurer there for many years. He also helped found the Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund, a commercial fishing organization, served as chairman of the District 34 Republican Party, served...

...building in Kenai. The meetings are two in a series of free public meetings to solicit interest and information from Cook Inlet fishermen of all user groups and gear types. UAF is addressing the feasibility of developing a new university center focused...
South Peninsula residents talk fish with Seaton, Micciche

...groups together, using a coastal caucus within the Legislature as an example.When Rick Oldham, a 34-year Cook Inlet fisherman, said he has stopped supporting banks and other businesses that don't support commercial fishing, Seaton urged...
Setnetters sue for extra fishing hours

...Inlet setnetters. In its 19-page lawsuit the Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund - a commercial fishing advocacy group...Blossom, a setnet permit holder and president of the Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund, estimated his losses at more than $200...


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