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Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...allocated to an advocate for one user group. "I get tired of hearing that...cares about the interests of all our user groups."Gara voted in support of Ruffner's...has been hijacked by adversarial user groups; this was a key underlying message...
Ruffner deserves support for fish board

...Forum he has put fish first. He is a logical intelligent thinker with a common sense approach. He will balance all user groups to make sure fish are conserved for all and has demonstrated this over the years in his work with the KWF. Where he...
Let's start talking now

...balanced representation, will carry more weight.Fishery management is about fish and balancing competing user groups. But those user groups are made up of people, and the more faces we can put with any given issue, the better our solutions are...
Voices of the Peninsula: Some Alaskans first, some dead last, and most left out

...people need to be mindful of all the affected user groups. Hopefully user groups can agree to damage each other the least and allocative goals. Certainly each user group has different constraints and expectations, most...
Non-motorized boat users off the hook for larger fees

...increased fishing restrictions. Sprague said that the decision to change the fees wasn't intended to take the side of any user group. Rather, it was made to provide some financial relief to users of the river. Reach Ian Foley at ian.foley@peninsulaclarion...
Time for compromise in Cook Inlet fisheries

...ninety-pound kings from the water for smoking and canning. A few years later we began to hear whining from the Cook Inlet user groups who have been trying to cut each others' throats in any rag that would print their said stories. Fortunately the Alaska...
Ruffner appointed to Board of Fisheries

...he said.Ruffner said he'd heard from a lot of people that the board needed to maintain a balance between all user groups in the fisheries that it managed. "I'm fully aware of that and I'm just going to do what's in the best interest...
Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...a working relationship with the Alaska Trappers Association and putting regulations in place that would require all user groups to work together. "None of us really have the authority to make these kinds of informal, almost under-the-table...
Political meddling, entitlement feed Cook Inlet fish wars

...these misperceptions are fueled by user groups here on the peninsula as well...generally have so many competing user groups - are able to present a united...peninsula is essential to ensuring all user groups have an opportunity to harvest...
Fish and Game predicts average year for Cook Inlet commercial harvest

...are predicting a run of about 5.8 million sockeye salmon with a harvest of about 3.7 million of those fish by all user groups, according to its 2015 outlook for commercial salmon fishing. Commercial Area Management Biologist Pat Shields said...


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