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Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...and learn the real facts behind it. Your neighbors small business depends on it.Jerry McCune is the President of United Fishermen of Alaska, a fisheries advocate and lifelong commercial fishermen in Prince William Sound.
An Outdoor View: Fish wars

...for sport fishermen to catch. "That's not conservation," he opined. "That's greed."Allied with KPFA is United Fishermen of Alaska (UFA), a statewide, commercial-fishing trade organization. When informed that banning set gillnets...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...We've seen small fish before," said Jerry McCune, president of both Cordova District Fishermen United and United Fishermen of Alaska. "But nothing like this."State workers and fishermen have been noticing drops between a half-pound...
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...Alaska Board of Fisheries. The appointment rumors surfaced in a May 15 letter from commercial fishing organization United Fishermen of Alaska urging its members to contact the governor's office to object to Quintavell's possible appointment...
Gillis resigns days before Board of Fisheries nominee due on April 19 during a joint session of the Legislature. Rumors of the governor's third pick spread Friday as United Fishermen of Alaska, the state's largest commercial fishing advocacy group, emailed its members asking them to contact...
What others say: OK wild salmon day Alaska," Edgmon said.The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has written in support of HB128, as have the United Fishermen of Alaska and the Alaska Trollers Association."What could be more natural (if not down-right wild) than for...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...a federal crackdown on illegal fishing, and had the endorsement of several commercial fishing trade groups like United Fishermen of Alaska.Sullivan, though formerly Alaska's Department of Natural Resources commissioner under former Gov...
EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo

...Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association...that a permanent fix is needed.At the hearing, United Fishermen of Alaska Executive Director Julianne Curry said...
Moratorium on vessel discharges passed in U.S. Senate

...Water Act that would change discharge regulations for fishing vessels shorter than 79 feet and fish processors. United Fishermen of Alaska Executive Director Julianne Curry said she expects the House to pass the measure on Thursday. Curry said...
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...


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