The Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee received its last book of game proposals only 11 days before written comments were due to the Board of Game. And with the start of the Upper Cook Inlet Board of Fish meeting barely two days away, committee members say they didn't receive the official comments of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on more than 250 fishing proposals until 4 p.m. Monday.
The Kenai/Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee agreed Wednesday to recommend to the Southcentral Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council that gear for new subsistence fisheries on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers be limited rod and reel or dipnet.
?... The continuation of the opportunity for subsistence uses by rural residents of Alaska, including both Natives and non-Natives on the public lands and by Alaska Natives on Native lands is essential to Native physical, economic, traditional, and cultural existence and to non-Native physical, economic traditional, and social existence ... .?
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