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Another year of halibut quota cuts on the table

...valuable step" toward reducing halibut mortality.The commission is also set to meet with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in February to discuss bycatch.According to IPHC Commissioner Bob Alverson, the two bodies intend to...
King research needs to focus on ocean issues

...that our kings are being killed in the saltwater but they don't know where and still refuse to believe that our fisheries management has had anything to do with the problem. I suppose it will take another ten years for them to finally admit they...
Kenai Peninsula residents involved with Walker transition team

...governors Frank Murkowski and Sarah Palin with their transitions into office and was looking forward to weighing in on fisheries management. "There are short-term goals and long-term goals," Maw said of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's...
State employee's title called into question during Wednesday's APOC hearing

...Kenai River Sportfishing Association's Kenai River Classic and other outreach and lobbying of public officials on fisheries management issues. The vast majority of those complaints, including the ones against Hepler, were rejected. In October...
Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula

...Peninsula who wanted to weigh in during the meeting could "fly up to (Anchorage) pretty quickly." Of all of the fishery management plans considered by board members, Upper Cook Inlet fin fisheries - which include the drift and setnet commercial...
Fish board does disservice to Kenai Peninsula

...location, saying that a meeting in the Kenai-Soldotna area is "long overdue."The fish board, which sets fishery management policy in Alaska, takes up each region of the state on a three-year cycle. The board met on Upper Cook Inlet...

...participant and sponsor fees and auction proceeds are used for habitat restoration, angler access and education, fisheries management and research, and other conservation efforts on the Kenai River and other Southcentral Alaska watersheds. More...
Groups ask for reduced king bycatch in the Bering Sea

...asked for the changes in a Sept. 16 letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council.The North Pacific council instituted the current caps under Amendment 91.According to the letter, a...
APOC rejects more fisheries complaints

...responsible for making certain fisheries management policy decisions for the state...advocated for changes to drift fishery management that the commission said would...public officials regarding fisheries management.The commission accepted...
Federal judge rules to keep Cook Inlet out of salmon management plan

...Cook Inlet from the salmon fishery management plan. Alaska has managed salmon...Inlet salmon from the federal fishery management plan, or FMP, after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council unanimously voted in...


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