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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...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...the most important Alaska fisheries legislation pushed through Congress. In the 1970s on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, he worked on the 200-mile fishing limit, or exclusive economic zone, which was critical to ending foreign...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...Cook Inlet and statewide fishing-related organizations testified on perspectives and issues involved in areas fisheries. Committee chair, Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, said the meetings were for informational purposes only and allowed...
Drift fleet battles tides, winds, questionable management

...out a retirement cake for Lance Nelson. Vice-chair Klubberton, former chairman of the Mat-Su Blue Ribbon Fisheries Committee, authored the proposal to take more area away from the drift fleet. Klubberton's vision of a "Bristol Bay...
Record pink harvest creates market glut

...reported."The 2013 pink harvest was the largest on record," said division director Joe Jacobson before the House Fisheries Committee this month. "It's led to a glut of supply and it will probably, there will be downward pressure on prices...
South Peninsula residents talk fish with Seaton, Micciche

...commercial fisherman since 1968. "And we're getting no help from you people."Seaton, chair of the House Fisheries Committee, pointed out the support commercial fishing has received from the Legislature, but said it's "a difficult...
New fishing guides licensing bill on tap

...covered by Alaska Department of Fish and Game general funds. If it passes the Senate, it would go to the House Fisheries Committee and likely the House Labor and Commerce Committee. The legislation also creates a "master guide" license - authorizing...
Community Calendar

...Corporations and HB 370 - Exemption from minimum wage for teenagers. Three minute testimony limit. 5 p.m. The House Fisheries Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 363 - Salmon Price Reports. Three minute testimony limit. The Legislative Information...
More on personal-use fishing

...gillnetters who fish for salmon off the mouth of the Copper River, near Cordova. In an e-mail to the House Fisheries Committee, Wasilla resident Fred Deiser wrote: "I would ask you to acknowledge the large investment and economic importance...
Legislature hears from ADFG on CIFF/UCIDA lawsuit

...informational and educational and said it was necessary to have the hearing in the subcommittee because the legislature's fisheries committee was not going to do so. "They don't have any interest on that is my assessment," Stoltze said. He said he...


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