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Fish Board spurns Central Peninsula

...who know and understand the passions of those who make their living from Alaska waters." Kenai Peninsula setnetter Gary Hollier said he remembered one contentious incident, but did not think it merited the notoriety it had gotten. "I remember...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...hotel employee said the standard government rate was $99 a night, at least a $1,386 bill for the 14-day meeting. Gary Hollier, an East Side commercial setnet fisher, said he spent about $3,000 to attend the meeting. "It's a big commitment...
Board flips on Kenai escapement goal

...people that wrote the letters are going to be disappointed, I'm disappointed." Despite the reversal, setnetter Gary Hollier said damage had still been done to the Board of Fisheries process. "A lot of people came to this board with some solutions...
Whether they like it or not, anglers catch plenty of pink salmon in the saltwater, or failing that, buy them from a local setnet fisherman with a catcher-processor permit. Gary Hollier, a setnetter whose sites are near the Kenai River said people often buy their pink salmon commercially. "At 28 cents...
Hundreds testify to BOF

...fishermen voiced opposition to proposals which would limit or change their gear, Central Peninsula setnet fisherman Gary Hollier said he had voluntarily modified his gear to try and reduce his harvest of king salmon. Last year, Hollier cut several...
Fishing for a change

...some of the longest-running commercial fishers in the Cook Inlet decided it was time for a change. Cutting back Gary Hollier has known he has a king salmon problem for some years. The 43-year veteran of the commercial fishing in the inlet...
Setnetters voice concerns to council

...slaughtering grounds of Alaska," he said, explaining that seagulls drop the fish remains on his property. Setnetter Gary Hollier said he felt the source of the problem was from a larger industry and a lack of commercial representation on the Board...
Old Timers have great time at luncheon 200 plus can be, all cleaned their plates, as they were taught! The kids, Janice Walker Wilsac, Ted Navarre, Gary Hollier and Gilda, Ginger Denison Kaona, Chris Morin Cook, Donna Eagle Atkins, Esther Eagle, Sherrie Stiers- Dahlen...
Fishermen rally for kings

...solution we probably all need to pull together and come up with a solution that actually gets more kings in the river." Gary Hollier, a setnet fisherman was the only commercial fisherman to take a turn at the microphone. "We can all point fingers...
Being there no easy feat

...until 10 days ago," said Robert Williams, president of the Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Association said Wednesday. Gary Hollier, vice-president of the Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Association, said it's a significant cost for him to attend...


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