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Fish board does disservice to Kenai Peninsula

...process that impacts our way of life.Board members voted 6-1 to keep the Upper Cook Inlet meeting in Anchorage. Karl Johnstone, Tom Kluberton, John Jensen, Orville Huntington, Sue Jeffrey and Reed Morisky voted to keep the meeting in Anchorage...
Fish and Game rescinds Cook Inlet season summary to correct 'nomenclature'

...2 million fish. "It is going to be close," Shields said. During the board works session Wednesday, chairman Karl Johnstone said board members and Fish and Game staff discussed the language in the season summary Tuesday and wanted to know...
A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...the whole meeting does make a difference. At the conclusion of this year's meeting in Anchorage, board chairman Karl Johnstone told the Clarion that people who submitted proposals but were not present at the meeting to defend or explain themselves...
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...we've ever adopted a regulation that talks about barbless hooks in the state," said Board of Fisheries chairman Karl Johnstone during the meeting. Johnstone said that he considers the barbless hook regulation, which applies only to catch-and-release...
Fish board to take up setnet petition

...Anchorage at the board's statewide king and tanner crab and supplemental issues meeting. At that time, board Chairman Karl Johnstone said the board would wait for staff comments before making a decision on whether or not to add the petitions to an...
House Fisheries Committee hears from fish board nominees

...representatives on the board; Morisky is a guide and is considered a sport representative.Current Board of Fisheries chair Karl Johnstone supported all three incumbents, praising Jeffrey's work ethic and availability to the public, Morisky's focus...
Fish board gets to the point

...we've ever adopted a regulation that talks about barbless hooks in the state," said Board of Fisheries chairman Karl Johnstone. "We've had barbless hook regulations proposed in other fisheries, particularly in Bristol Bay and we didn't...
Political process or public process

...meeting. As to the composition of the board, well as I recall, king salmon were plentiful in 1990. John Jensen and Karl Johnstone have been regulators during this decade of decline for king salmon. Both of these board members have attended the...
Setnet petition fails

...of concern that I'm hearing from some of my fellow board members." As deliberations progressed, board chairman Karl Johnstone asked again about emergency order authority and whether ADFG managers felt they could do what the petitioners were...
Cook Inlet setnet groups file new emergency petitions

...the board give consideration to emergency petitions during the meeting in which they are filed, said Board Chairman Karl Johnstone. The consideration he gave, Johnstone said, was to contact Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff and request...


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