Alaska Board of Fisheries leaves dipnetters alone, preserves 24-hour fishing

23523_354387901211_7651997_aAfter nearly a full day of board deliberations on 25 proposed regulatory changes, the Cook Inlet personal-use fishery remains largely unchanged in the midst of a process that has dramatically restructured commercial set and drift gillnet fishing in the same region. Read [email protected]  08:18

Commercial setnetter Jim Butler says his fishery has lost 70 percent of its opportunity to catch sockeye. “It’s disappointing that the burden wasn’t shared across the board.” Read [email protected]  07:23

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