Trawl fleet continuing to fish for Pacific cod, first committee hearing to advance Dr. Roland Maw, lively and contentious!

The boats fishing for Pacific cod with pots in the central Gulf of Alaska federal season finally wrapped up their 17.9 million pound quota Monday, a few days later than last year, but the trawl fleet is still fishing with only 30 percent of their 9,600-ton quota caught. The boats now move into state waters within three miles of shore,,, Also, As expected, the first committee hearing to advance Dr. Roland Maw to confirmation by the full Legislature to the Alaska Board of Fisheries was lively and contentious. 22:14