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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...traditionally expensive fish."Retailers can slap a price tag on anything," said Jerry McCune, president of United Fishermen of Alaska, the state's largest commercial fishing industry group. "We have no control on what they retailers put on...
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

...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.
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 and...
An Outdoor View: Fish wars

Seduced by the word "fish," I watched the reality TV show "Alaska Fish Wars" on National Geographic Channel last year.
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...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 based...
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 Walker's...
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 Alaska...
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...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. Parnell...
EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo

...Senate subcommittee hearing, representatives from United Fishermen of Alaska, the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association...a permanent fix is needed.At the hearing, United Fishermen of Alaska Executive Director Julianne Curry said tighter...
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 the...


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