Charlie Pierce: Poorly managed bycatch is an Alaska tragedy

During my visits with communities throughout Alaska a number of concerns are discussed.  One major concern, common to many communities is the effect of lax and dismissed enforcement of commercial fishing “Bycatch” rules by our current administration. Before going further, let me tell you the truth about that cute term “Bycatch.”  Around the world it is called  “discarded and killed fish.”  “Bycatch” is a NOAA-created, feel-good phrase embraced by the Alaska Administration to make it sound like it’s no big deal.  Politicians playing games with words. >click to read< 09:52

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.