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Fishery stakeholders share concerns with Senate committee

...Arno said he didn't think the board process itself needed to change.Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition Chairman Dwight Kramer said he thought the state should change to having a paid, professional board of fisheries, a change he and others...
Dipnet work session brings hope for changes

...drop-off fee would also reduce people who get a ride to the beach but do not pay for access, he said.Kenai resident Dwight Kramer, chairman of the Kenai Area Fishermen Coalition, said he agreed with Koch's approach to close the beach at night...
Early run Kenai king salmon closure a blow to guides fishery for early run kings will be closed beginning May 1 through June 30. While some private anglers, like Dwight Kramer chairman of the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition, said they supported the closure - the move is a blow to guides...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...Peninsula residents said they were happy to see the full board meet in the area and hoped the trend would continue. Dwight Kramer, chairman of the Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition, a private angler advocacy organization, said at the time that...
Fish board gets to the point

...meeting Miller presented research calling barbless hooks an allocation not just among user groups, but among anglers. Dwight Kramer, chairman of the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition supported the proposal during the Lower Cook Inlet meeting...
Local fishing organizations gear up for upcoming Board of Fish meeting

...was superfluous. The board will then address 10 proposals on the early-run of Kenai River king salmon, a run that Dwight Kramer, chairman of the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition said was his organization's primary concern during the upcoming...
Group behind setnet ban initiative files appeal

...the jobs of more than 500 Alaskan families," Thomson wrote in a statement provided after the appeal was announced. Dwight Kramer, from the Kenai Area Fishermen's Coalition, agreed. "KAFC is very disappointed that AFCA has taken this course...
Fishing groups file opposition to proposed setnet ban

...setnetting in Cook Inlet. Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell is required to issue a decision on the initiative by Jan. 6. KAFC's Dwight Kramer sent a letter to Treadwell Dec. 7 on behalf of what he describes as a "Joe Fishermen" organization offering the...
Dipnet committee an excellent idea

...Monday's Kenai City Council work session that ought to be pursued, and even expanded upon. The Clarion reported that Dwight Kramer, a local fishing advocate, suggested the city establish a dipnet committee to explore the issue. Councilman Bob...
Kenai public responds to 2013 dipnet season

...the gluttony for fish," Butler said. "The agencies throw this mess in our laps. We are woefully under gunned." Dwight Kramer, who is on the board of directors for the sport fishermen's group Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Coalition, recommended...


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