Hired skipper ban heads to court; Silver Bay goes global; Snazzy AK salmon updates

FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522FISH-With-Mic-Logo-GRAPHIC-303-x-400-e1360148757522Since the IFQ plan was put in place in 1995, the number of hired skippers has topped 50% and the quota owners have been charging high rents for the fish which has inflated the cost for IFQs.  The goal is to get back to a predominantly owner operated fleet that provides entry level opportunities for coastal Alaskans. Read the rest here 20:21