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Op-ed: UCIDA proposals would hurt personal-use, sport fishing

...The United Cook Inlet Drift Association (UCIDA), the industry organization that represents...commercial drift gillnet fleet, and a number of UCIDA members acting as individuals have launched...defend or gain share over the years. But UCIDA's current attack on personal use and...
Judge allows additional briefs in UCIDA lawsuit

...federal portrayal of the Gulf tanner crab fishery, which was never included in the FMP, rather than being specifically removed. UCIDA asked June 2 to file additional information in response to a question asked during oral argument May 27 in U.S. District...
Legislature hears from ADFG on CIFF/UCIDA lawsuit

...difficult. According to the lawsuit however, UCIDA says that the state should only be in plan which covers the area. "UCIDA is not asking for the federal government...said Roland Maw, executive director of UCIDA. "The majority of the drift fleet catch...
Resolution not in commercial fishermen's best interest

UCIDA was distressed to read in Rep. Seaton's...State's mismanagement of salmon stocks. UCIDA and other commercial fishing organizations...10. Promote safety of human life at sea. UCIDA is simply asking a judge to instruct the...
Around the Peninsula

UCIDA meeting slated United Cook Inlet Drift Association will host its 28th annual membership meeting from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at...
Drift fishermen critical of new management plan

...swim north and enter borough waterways, with drifters targeting other salmon. Maw and David Martin, another fisherman and UCIDA member, said the change meant boats spent more time trying to catch their fish. Martin described it as broken tool in ADFG's...
Fish board gets to the point

...Inlet Drift Association proposal would have restricted all catch-and-release fishing to single, unbaited, barbless hooks. UCIDA president David Martin called catch-and-release fishing "playing with your food" during public testimony. "I believe...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...was neither a commercial fisherman nor a member of the association, which represents commercial drift gillnet fishers. The UCIDA presentation focused initially on the value of the Cook Inlet commercial fisheries with statistics from a 2013 Northern Economics...
Northern District up for discussion

...District salmon runs are stronger than users have acknowledged. UCIDA has suggested that efforts to improve Northern District runs...isn't a realistic goal for the region, he said. Maw also said UCIDA doesn't support all of the new escapement goals being proposed...
Commercial fishing groups, feds, testify on salmon management

...that we need the council and the National Marine Fisheries Service to be weighing in on," said Jason Morgan, counsel for UCIDA and CIFF.But Howell said the timing of the disaster was such that the decision was made beforehand, and it was not up for...


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