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House Fisheries Committee hears from fish board nominees

The House Fisheries Committee held a short hearing on Gov. Sean Parnell's appointees to the Board of Fisheries today, and public testimony on the incumbents was mixed.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-08/house-fisheries-committee-hears-from
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Les Palmer: Fish board politics

...openness in government, the present fish-board process is it. And yet, some legislator...them would no doubt prefer for the fish board to meet behind closed doors, where...fishing interests dominated the fish-board. It was an ugly process to watch...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/les-palmer-fish-board-politics
Outdoors
Fish board to take up setnet petition

The Alaska Board of Fisheries will consider one of three recently submitted emergency petitions regarding Upper Cook Inlet salmon management.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-01/fish-board-to-take-up-setnet-petitio
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Fish board actions do little to conserve kings

Mark Hamilton, president of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association (KRSA) recently opined that the Board of Fish (BOF) meetings had produced a "clear victory for Kenai kings." I disagree, and believe that any objective person would disagree as well.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-11/fish-board-actions-do-lit
Letters
Fish board actions a victory for king conservation

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF) for its dedication during the recent two-week Upper Cook Inlet management hearings. Nowhere else are fisheries managed through a more open public process than the one used here in Alaska.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-07/fish-board-actions-a-vict
Letters
Board should do more to keep process open

...practice. During the recently concluded fish board meeting for Upper Cook Inlet, for...agenda to push to go straight to the fish board meeting. But being able to attend...pertains to Cook Inlet. But the fish board can take steps toward improving access...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-02-22/board-should-do-more-to-keep-proc
Opinion
Fish board gets to the point

King salmon will soon find it easier to slip a hook on the Kenai River.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-13-0
News
Fish board debates permit stacking

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Board of Fisheries on Saturday took up a proposal to eliminate permit stacking in Cook Inlet commercial fisheries.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-08-1
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Keep the conversation going

...every issue with fishery management. Even a two-week fish board meeting isn't going to address every problem. Any...decorum displayed by the panelists may be tested when the fish board convenes this week. But fishing, be it sport, commercial...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-01-25/keep-the-conversation-going
Opinion
Letter writer encourages fish board action

I am a retired Army Soldier, with 24 years of service, and two combat tours. I am a full-time Alaska resident, and have been in the state for a total of 14 years. I have lived on Fort Richardson, Fort Wainwright, and now, in Eagle River. I currently serve as a defense contractor on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. I am also a lifelong sportfisherman. I have fished all over the world (literally). I am also a sportfishing guide and local business owner.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-24/letter-writer-encourages-
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