Trawlers 86’d from Unalaska Bay?

While a trawler lobbyist doubts his boats would risk tearing up a $100,000 net on a crab pot in Unalaska Bay, local small boat fishermen have a simple solution. In their view, the pollock boats should drag their nets someplace else, outside the bay in the wide open Bering Sea…”Trawlers have the whole Bering Sea to fish in. They should not be fishing off our beaches in our community,” said Vincent Tutiakoff, representing both the Unalaska Native Fisherman’s Association and the Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska. Read more

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