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...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...
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...
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...
ADFG closes early run Kenai king salmon fishing

...any kind of fishing on the ailing early run did not sit well with some members of the Board of Fisheries. Chairman Karl Johnstone said he had a "hard time understanding" how any mortality was acceptable to area managers. "Why would you do that...
Board of Fisheries meeting not easily accessible for everyone

...they would not take a Super Bowl break," Faulkner said. "I don't think that was very prudent." Board chairman Karl Johnstone, appointed in 2008, said it could be a burden to fishers and stakeholders to attend meetings outside of their service...
Board ups Kenai king goal, then lowers it

...ADFG at 15,000 to 30,000 last March. The new goal passed in a 4-3 vote, with board members Tom Kluberton, Karl Johnstone, Reed Morisky and Orville Huntington voting in favor. After the meeting however, Kluberton and Huntington met with...
Board flips on Kenai escapement goal to see a higher escapement goal. When the board motion to reconsider was voted upon, two members, Chairman Karl Johnstone and Reed Morisky, a board member from Fairbanks, remained in support of the higher goal. The original proposal...


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