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Commercial-charter halibut plan released for comment

...basis.The North Pacific Fishery Management Council approved that plan, which was brought forward by council member Ed Dersham, in a unanimous vote at its October 2012 meeting.Dersham's motion came after significant testimony, both from the...
Skipper takes NPFMC seat

Robert "Ed" Dersham's 8 1/2 years on the Alaska Board of Fisheries, his work with the Department of Fish and Game and his 23 years as a salmon...
Board of Fisheries chair gets earful at meeting

Alaska Board of Fisheries Chair Ed Dersham could breathe a little easier Wednesday night at the Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee's meeting, but not much...
Board of Fish answers critics

...Knowles and his Board of Fisheries appointments for bringing their industry to the brink of extinction. So board member Ed Dersham of Anchor Point took exception Tuesday, when the board considered whether commercial fishers reeling from this summer's...
Anglers protest plan strategy to save winter king fishery

...fishery tend to catch their five in summer, so (the board has) really killed this fishery,'' Fish Board chairman Ed Dersham told the Homer gathering. Dersham is an Anchor Point fishing guide who declared a conflict of interest on the winter...
Something's fishy on the Board of Fish

...Bower of Soldotna (1993-96), Dan Coffey (Anchorage attorney who crafted the "fish initiative," 1997-2002), Ed Dersham (Anchor Point guide, 1997-2005) and Howard Delo (Wasilla sportfisher critical of drifters 2007-). To his credit...
Council shifts halibut to charters

...agenda through the catch sharing plan it passed in 2008 - the council unanimously adopted a motion April 2 introduced by Ed Dersham of Anchorage that would instead create an annual process to choose charter management rules. The council motion passed...
Kasilof Community News

...wildlife management. Only one of the three people recommended will be selected, and the governor's first choice is Ed Dersham, a sportfishing guide and former Board of Fisheries member from Anchor Point. Pat Shields is a recipient of the Department...
NOAA officials get earful on new halibut rules

...anticipate that if this program is implemented, over the years there will be a back and forth."That's an issue Ed Dersham, the lone NPFMC member who voted against the catch sharing plan, sees as a flaw.Two things make it difficult to do...
Council takes final action on catch sharing plan

...step-ups in abundance resulted in a decrease in pounds allocated. In making the motion for action, council member Ed Dersham acknowledged that it was a compromise, and neither sector's preferred alternative. Council member Dan Hull agreed...


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