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Court hears oral arguments on whether or not banning setnets considered an appropriation

...there's no room for the public to participate in fish and wildlife management," he said.Jerry McCune, president of United Fishermen of Alaska and a member of Resources for All Alaskans, a nonprofit that filed an amicus brief in the case supporting...
New group defends Treadwell in setnet ban initiative case

...focus. Board members include Kodiak setnetter and North Pacific Fishery Management Council member Duncan Fields, United Fishermen of Alaska President and Cordova District Fishermen United President Jerry McCune and Trident Seafood Executive Vice...
New fisheries advocacy group plots strategy

...setnetter and lawyer, Jim Garner, Executive Vice President of Trident Seafood, and Jerry McCune, president of United Fishermen of Alaska and Cordova District Fishermen United. RFAA registered as a state nonprofit corporation named Salmon for...
Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...executive director of the Kenai River Sportfishing Association, and Julianne Curry, executive director of the United Fishermen of Alaska, each pointed out the economic benefits the fisheries they represented brought to the state. "All user...
Management challenge: 'fish wars' escalate as king productivity ebbs

...fishermen in Cook Inlet that has long been dubbed the "fish wars." Just a few months prior to the Webster vote, the United Fishermen of Alaska, an umbrella organization for some 36 commercial fishing groups in the state, filed a complaint with...
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Central Peninsula speaks out against HB77

...reservation, I don't believe that's going to happen." Lindsey Bloom, a Juneau fisherman and board member of United Fisherman of Alaska and affiliated with the Independent Fishermen's Marketing Association, took a last minute seat on the...
Sport group targets set netters

...commercial fishing organizations have yet to officially respond to the proposal. Julianne Curry, executive director of United Fishermen of Alaska, wrote in an email that the group was not ready to officially respond to the proposition. UFA is a commercial...
Group behind setnet ban initiative files appeal

...Fisherman's Coalition, the United Cook Inlet Drift Association, the Kenai Peninsula Fishermen's Association, and the United Fishermen of Alaska. The City of Kenai and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly also officially opposed the initiative. Alaska...
Kenai Council joins list of organizations opposing potential setnet ban

...Kenai Area Fisherman's Coalition, Kenai Peninsula Fisherman's Association, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, United Fishermen of Alaska and the Alaska Salmon Alliance have all voiced opposition to the proposed initiative through media releases...
Proposed setnet ban draws fire

...definition of a shore gillnet in Alaska state statute or regulation," said Julianne Curry, executive director of United Fishermen of Alaska, a group that represents about 40 commercial fishing groups statewide. "There's no mention of salmon...


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