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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...
Kenai man named 'Fisherman of the Year'

...It was hard to hear the announcement over the din of the 150 people who attended 40th Anniversary banquet for the United Fishermen of Alaska - but when a table mate leaned over and said "Boy that's great," to Jim Butler, the Kenai man knew...
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...
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...


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